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#### The Algebra of Secondary Cohomology Operations

Birkhäuser Basel 2006; US$ 108.96The algebra of primary cohomology operations computed by the well-known Steenrod algebra is one of the most powerful tools of algebraic topology. This book computes the algebra of secondary cohomology operations which enriches the structure of the Steenrod algebra in a new and unexpected way. The book solves a long-standing problem on the algebra... more...

#### Extremum Problems for Eigenvalues of Elliptic Operators

Birkhäuser Basel 2006; US$ 46.85Problems linking the shape of a domain or the coefficients of an elliptic operator to the sequence of its eigenvalues are among the most fascinating of mathematical analysis. In this book, we focus on extremal problems. For instance, we look for a domain which minimizes or maximizes a given eigenvalue of the Laplace operator with various boundary... more...

#### Classes of Finite Groups

Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 94.79Many group theorists all over the world have been trying in the last twenty-five years to extend and adapt the magnificent methods of the Theory of Finite Soluble Groups to the more ambitious universe of all finite groups. This is a natural progression after the classification of finite simple groups but the achievements in this area are scattered... more...

#### Eigenvalues, Inequalities, and Ergodic Theory

Springer London 2006; US$ 81.71The first and only book to make this research available in the West Concise and accessible: proofs and other technical matters are kept to a minimum to help the non-specialist Each chapter is self-contained to make the book easy-to-use more...

#### Basic Notions of Algebra

Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 130.75§22. K-theory 230 A. Topological X-theory 230 Vector bundles and the functor Vec(X). Periodicity and the functors KJX). K(X) and t the infinite-dimensional linear group. The symbol of an elliptic differential operator. The index theorem. B. Algebraic K-theory 234 The group of classes of projective modules. K , K and K of a ring. K of a field and o... more...

#### Handbook of Geometric Topology

Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 305.00Geometric Topology is a foundational component of modern mathematics, involving the study of spacial properties and invariants of familiar objects such as manifolds and complexes. This volume, which is intended both as an introduction to the subject and as a wide ranging resouce for those already grounded in it, consists of 21 expository surveys... more...

#### Frontiers Of Applied Mathematics

World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 136.00 US$ 123.76This volume brings together articles on the mathematical aspects of life sciences, astrophysics, and nonlinear wave problems. It covers theoretical problems associated with the nervous system, drosophila embryos, protein folding, biopolymers, protoplanetary disks and extrasolar planets, gaseous disks, spiral galaxies, dark matter dynamics, star formation,... more...

#### Semigroups And Formal Languages

World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 118.00 US$ 107.38This festschrift volume in honour of Donald B McAlister on the occasion of his 65th birthday presents papers from leading researchers in semigroups and formal languages. The contributors cover a number of areas of current interest: from pseudovarieties and regular languages to ordered groupoids and one-relator groups, and from semigroup algebras to... more...

#### Einführung in die Kombinatorik

De Gruyter 2003; US$ 38.08Ziel des Buches ist eine elementare Einführung in ausgewählte Teile der Kombinatorik. Dabei werden zusätzlich zur Darstellung der Grundlagen in jedem Kapitel exemplarisch einige tiefer liegende Resultate vollständig bewiesen. Das Buch will dem interessierten Nichtspezialisten den Reiz der Kombinatorik nahe bringen, ohne eine systematische... more...

#### Finite Groups 2003

De Gruyter 2004; US$ 260.43This is a volume of research articles related to finite groups. Topics covered include the classification of finite simple groups, the theory of p -groups, cohomology of groups, representation theory and the theory of buildings and geometries. As well as more than twenty original papers on the latest developments, which will be of... more...