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Curves and Singularities: A Geometrical Introduction to Singularity Theory

Edition: 
2
Publisher: 
Cambridge University Press
Number of Pages: 
339
Price: 
48.00
ISBN: 
0521429994
Date Received: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2006
Reviewable: 
No
Include In BLL Rating: 
No
J. W. Bruce and P. J. Giblin
Publication Date: 
1993
Format: 
Paperback
Category: 
Textbook
BLL Committee
11/2/2010

 1. Introductory example: a gravitational catastrophe machine; 2. Curves, and functions on them; 3. More about functions; 4. Regular values and smooth manifolds; 5. Envelopes; 6. Unfoldings; 7. Unfoldings: applications; 8. Transversality; 9. Generic properties of curves; 10. More on unfoldings; 11. Singular points, several variables and generic surfaces; Appendix: Null sets and Sard's theorem.

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