Journals Higher Education



13 May 1999

152 Pages

ISBN: 9780198504214

Bookseller Code (06)

Integrable Systems

Twistors, Loop Groups, and Riemann Surfaces

N. J. Hitchin, G. B. Segal, and R. S. Ward

A Clarendon Press Publication

Oxford Graduate Texts in Mathematics

This textbook for graduate students introduces integrable systems through the study of Riemann surfaces, loop groups, and twistors. Topics include Korteweg-de Vries and nonlinear Schr^"odinger equations, the inverse scattering transform, algebraic curves, and self-dual Yang-Mills equations.


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