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Finsler Geometry, Sapporo 2005: In Memory of Makoto Matsumoto

Publisher: 
Mathematical Society of Japan/ American Mathematical Society
Number of Pages: 
433
Price: 
71.00
ISBN: 
9784931469426
Date Received: 
Friday, January 18, 2008
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No
Include In BLL Rating: 
No
Reviewer Email Address: 
Sorin V. Sabau and Hideo Shimada, editors
Series: 
Advanced Studies in Pure Mathematics 48
Publication Date: 
2007
Format: 
Hardcover
Category: 
Festschrift

Part I. Professor Makoto Matsumoto

  • Photos of Makoto Matsumoto
  • H. Shimada and S. V. Sabau -- Matsumoto's legacy. The life and work of Professor Makoto Matsumoto

Part II. Hunting Unicorns and Other Topics of Global Finsler Geometry

  • D. Bao -- On two curvature-driven problems in Riemann-Finsler geometry
  • S. Bácsó, X. Cheng, and Z. Shen -- Curvature proberties of $(\alpha, \beta)$-metrics
  • I. R. Peter -- A connectedness principle in positively curved Finsler manifolds
  • S. V. Sabau and H. Shimada -- Riemann-Finsler surfaces
  • L. Tamássy -- Finsler geometry in the tangent bundle

Part III. Finslerian inspired Differential Geometry

  • P. L. Antonelli and S. F. Rutz -- Perturbations of constant connection Wagner spaces
  • M. Crampin and D. J. Saunders -- Path geometries and almost Grassmann structures
  • R. L. Lovas, J. Pék, and J. Szilasi -- Ehresmann connections, metrics and good metric derivatives
  • R. Miron -- Dynamical systems of the Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanical systems

Part IV. Complex Finsler Geometry

  • T. Aikou -- The Chern-Finsler connection and Finsler-Kähler manifolds
  • P.-M. Wong -- A survey of complex Finsler geometry
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