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Topological Methods in Modern Mathematics: A Symposium in Honor of John Milnor's Sixtieth Birthday

Lisa R. Goldberg and Anthony V. Phillips, editors
Publisher: 
Publish or Perish, Inc.
Publication Date: 
1993
Number of Pages: 
566
Format: 
Hardcover
Price: 
80.00
ISBN: 
0-914098-26-8
Category: 
Festschrift
We do not plan to review this book.

Preface; Portrait of John Milnor by Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1963; Publications of John Milnor

SURVEYS OF THE WORK OF JOHN MILNOR
Milnor's work from the perspective of algebraic topology. Jim Stasheff
An aroma of paradox and audacity: Milnor's work in differential topology. Jonathan Sondow
A brief report on John Milnor's brief excursions into differential geometry. Michael Spivak
John Milnor, the algebraist. Hyman Bass
Back to the origin: Milnor's program in dynamics. Mikhail Lyubich
A bouquet of bouquets for a birthday. Bernard Teissier

GLOBAL GEOMETRY, TOPOLOGY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
Reflections on the theme of the poster. Raoul Bott
Gluing techniques in the cohomology of moduli spaces. S. K. Donaldson
Legendrian and transversal knots in tight contact 3-manifolds. Yakov Eliashberg
Milnor's work and knot polynomials. V. F. R. Jones
Combinatorial differential manifolds. Robert MacPherson
Quasiperiodic structures in topology. S. P. Novikov
Algebraic geometry associated with matrix models of two dimensional gravity. Edward Witten

ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY AND K-THEORY
From Quillen metrics to Reidemeister metrics:
    some aspects of the Ray-Singer analytic torsion. Jean-Michel Bismut.
Cycle spaces and intersection theory. Eric M. Friedlander and Ofer Gabber

DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS
Portrait of John Milnor by Susan Dooley, Janauary 1993; Plates
Bounds for Milnor numbers of intersections in holomorphic dynamical systems. V. I. Arnol'd
Cubic polynomials: turning around the connectedness locus. Bodil Branner
Descriptions of compact sets in C. Adrien Douady
Local connectivity of Julia sets and bifurcation loci: three theorems of J.-C. Joccoz. J. H. Hubbard
Milnor's attractors, persistent recurrence and renormalization. Mikhail Lyhubich
Linking the universalities of Milnor-Thurson, Feigenbaum and Ahlfors-Bers. Dennis Sullivan

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