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

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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