Mathematics

P-adic Analysis Compared with Real

Author: Svetlana Katok

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 082184220X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 152

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The book gives an introduction to $p$-adic numbers from the point of view of number theory, topology, and analysis. Compared to other books on the subject, its novelty is both a particularly balanced approach to these three points of view and an emphasis on topics accessible to undergraduates. In addition, several topics from real analysis and elementary topology which are not usually covered in undergraduate courses (totally disconnected spaces and Cantor sets, points of discontinuity of maps and the Baire Category Theorem, surjectivity of isometries of compact metric spaces) are also included in the book. They will enhance the reader's understanding of real analysis and intertwine the real and $p$-adic contexts of the book. The book is based on an advanced undergraduate course given by the author. The choice of the topic was motivated by the internal beauty of the subject of $p$-adic analysis, an unusual one in the undergraduate curriculum, and abundant opportunities to compare it with its much more familiar real counterpart. The book includes a large number of exercises. Answers, hints, and solutions for most of them appear at the end of the book. Well written, with obvious care for the reader, the book can be successfully used in a topic course or for self-study.
Science

P-adic Analysis and Mathematical Physics

Author: Vasili? Sergeevich Vladimirov,I. V. Volovich,E. I. Zelenov

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789810208806

Category: Science

Page: 319

View: 9615

p-adic numbers play a very important role in modern number theory, algebraic geometry and representation theory. Lately p-adic numbers have attracted a great deal of attention in modern theoretical physics as a promising new approach for describing the non-Archimedean geometry of space-time at small distances.This is the first book to deal with applications of p-adic numbers in theoretical and mathematical physics. It gives an elementary and thoroughly written introduction to p-adic numbers and p-adic analysis with great numbers of examples as well as applications of p-adic numbers in classical mechanics, dynamical systems, quantum mechanics, statistical physics, quantum field theory and string theory.
Mathematics

Geometrie und Billard

Author: Serge Tabachnikov

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642319254

Category: Mathematics

Page: 165

View: 9997

Wie bewegt sich ein Massenpunkt in einem Gebiet, an dessen Rand er elastisch zurückprallt? Welchen Weg nimmt ein Lichtstrahl in einem Gebiet mit ideal reflektierenden Rändern? Anhand dieser und ähnlicher Fragen stellt das vorliegende Buch Zusammenhänge zwischen Billard und Differentialgeometrie, klassischer Mechanik sowie geometrischer Optik her. Dabei beschäftigt sich das Buch unter anderem mit dem Variationsprinzip beim mathematischen Billard, der symplektischen Geometrie von Lichtstrahlen, der Existenz oder Nichtexistenz von Kaustiken, periodischen Billardtrajektorien und dem Mechanismus für Chaos bei der Billarddynamik. Ergänzend wartet dieses Buch mit einer beachtlichen Anzahl von Exkursen auf, die sich verwandten Themen widmen, darunter der Vierfarbensatz, die mathematisch-physikalische Beschreibung von Regenbögen, der poincaresche Wiederkehrsatz, Hilberts viertes Problem oder der Schließungssatz von Poncelet.​
Mathematics

Problems and Solutions in Real Analysis

Author: Masayoshi Hata

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 9813142847

Category: Mathematics

Page: 376

View: 2793

This second edition introduces an additional set of new mathematical problems with their detailed solutions in real analysis. It also provides numerous improved solutions to the existing problems from the previous edition, and includes very useful tips and skills for the readers to master successfully. There are three more chapters that expand further on the topics of Bernoulli numbers, differential equations and metric spaces. Each chapter has a summary of basic points, in which some fundamental definitions and results are prepared. This also contains many brief historical comments for some significant mathematical results in real analysis together with many references. Problems and Solutions in Real Analysis can be treated as a collection of advanced exercises by undergraduate students during or after their courses of calculus and linear algebra. It is also instructive for graduate students who are interested in analytic number theory. Readers will also be able to completely grasp a simple and elementary proof of the Prime Number Theorem through several exercises. This volume is also suitable for non-experts who wish to understand mathematical analysis. Request Inspection Copy Contents:Sequences and LimitsInfinite SeriesContinuous FunctionsDifferentiationIntegrationImproper IntegralsSeries of FunctionsApproximation by PolynomialsConvex FunctionsVarious Proof ζ(2) = π2/6Functions of Several VariablesUniform DistributionRademacher FunctionsLegendre PolynomialsChebyshev PolynomialsGamma FunctionPrime Number TheoremBernoulli NumbersMetric SpacesDifferential Equations Readership: Undergraduates and graduate students in mathematical analysis.
Mathematics

Algebra für Einsteiger

Von der Gleichungsauflösung zur Galois-Theorie

Author: Jörg Bewersdorff

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 332291562X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 193

View: 722

Eine leichtverständliche Einführung in die Algebra, die den historischen und konkreten Aspekt in den Vordergrund rückt. Das Buch liefert eine gute Motivation für die moderne Galois-Theorie, die den Studierenden oft so abstrakt und schwer erscheint.
Mathematics

Ultrametric Calculus

An Introduction to P-Adic Analysis

Author: W. H. Schikhof

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521032873

Category: Mathematics

Page: 320

View: 2129

This is an introduction to p-adic analysis which is elementary yet complete and which displays the variety of applications of the subject. Dr Schikhof is able to point out and explain how p-adic and 'real' analysis differ. This approach guarantees the reader quickly becomes acquainted with this equally 'real' analysis and appreciates its relevance. The reader's understanding is enhanced and deepened by the large number of exercises included throughout; these both test the reader's grasp and extend the text in interesting directions. As a consequence, this book will become a standard reference for professionals (especially in p-adic analysis, number theory and algebraic geometry) and will be welcomed as a textbook for advanced students of mathematics familiar with algebra and analysis.
Mathematics

Zahlentheorie

Algebraische Zahlen und Funktionen

Author: Helmut Koch

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3322803120

Category: Mathematics

Page: 344

View: 4898

Hauptziel des Buches ist die Vermittlung des Grundbestandes der Algebraischen Zahlentheorie einschließlich der Theorie der normalen Erweiterungen bis hin zu einem Ausblick auf die Klassenkörpertheorie. Gleichberechtigt mit algebraischen Zahlen werden auch algebraische Funktionen behandelt. Dies geschieht einerseits um die Analogie zwischen Zahl- und Funktionenkörpern aufzuzeigen, die besonders deutlich im Falle eines endlichen Konstantenkörpers ist. Andererseits erhält man auf diese Weise eine Einführung in die Theorie der "höheren Kongruenzen" als eines wesentlichen Bestandteils der "Arithmetischen Geometrie". Obgleich das Buch hauptsächlich algebraischen Methoden gewidmet ist, findet man in der Einleitung auch einen kurzen Beweis des Primzahlsatzes nach Newman. In den Kapiteln 7 und 8 wird die Theorie der Heckeschen L-Reihen behandelt einschließlich der Verteilung der Primideale algebraischer Zahlkörper in Kegeln.
Mathematics

Theorie Der Algebraischen Zahlen;

Author: Kurt Hensel

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9780270254242

Category: Mathematics

Page: 370

View: 7843

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
Mathematics

Zahlen

Author: Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus,Hans Hermes,Friedrich Hirzebruch,Max Koecher,Klaus Mainzer,Jürgen Neukirch,Alexander Prestel,Reinhold Remmert

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642971229

Category: Mathematics

Page: 337

View: 5837

Aus den Besprechungen: "Ein Mathematikbuch der Superlativen, für Mathematiker (jeder Schattierung) und Nichtmathematiker (denen völlig unbekannte Dimensionen der Mathematik eröffnet werden - künstlerische, magische, historische, philosophische, wissenschaftstheoretische, "unlogische", phantasieerfüllte usw.). Der Aufbau ist meisterhaft, die Lektüre höchst anregend und leicht lesbar." Monatshefte für Mathematik #1 "Ein gelungenes Werk, das dem Vorurteil entgegenwirkt, Mathematik bestehe nur aus isolierten Theorien." Die NEUE HOCHSCHULE #1 "Das Lesen ist ein Genuß, den man sich nicht entgehen lassen sollte." Jahresbericht der Deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung #1
Mathematics

Collected papers

Author: Emil Artin

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mathematics

Page: 560

View: 9463

Academic libraries

Choice

Publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a Division of the American Library Association

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Academic libraries

Page: N.A

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Mathematics

Einführung in die Funktionalanalysis

Author: Reinhold Meise,Dietmar Vogt

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3322803104

Category: Mathematics

Page: 416

View: 2337

Dieses Buch wendet sich an Studenten der Mathematik und der Physik, welche über Grundkenntnisse in Analysis und linearer Algebra verfügen.
Mathematics

Algebra

Einführung in die Galoistheorie

Author: Gernot Stroth

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110290715

Category: Mathematics

Page: 331

View: 5198

The expanded and revised new edition of this text offers an elegant and coherent introduction to the material covered in a university-level algebra course. The solving of systems of equations is a central and unifying approach in the work. The textbook presents the interconnections between group theory, ring theory, and algebraic field theory, and reference to practical applications help to further understanding.
Mathematics

p-adic Numbers, p-adic Analysis, and Zeta-Functions

Author: Neal Koblitz

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1468400479

Category: Mathematics

Page: 122

View: 8772

These lecture notes are intended as an introduction to p-adic analysis on the elementary level. For this reason they presuppose as little background as possi ble. Besides about three semesters of calculus, I presume some slight exposure to more abstract mathematics, to the extent that the student won't have an adverse reaction to matrices with entries in a field other than the real numbers, field extensions of the rational numbers, or the notion of a continuous map of topolog ical spaces. The purpose of this book is twofold: to develop some basic ideas of p-adic analysis, and to present two striking applications which, it is hoped, can be as effective pedagogically as they were historically in stimulating interest in the field. The first of these applications is presented in Chapter II, since it only requires the most elementary properties of Q ; this is Mazur's construction by p means of p-adic integration of the Kubota-Leopoldtp-adic zeta-function, which "p-adically interpolates" the values of the Riemann zeta-function at the negative odd integers. My treatment is based on Mazur's Bourbaki notes (unpublished).
Mathematics

Vorlesungen über Differenzenrechnung

Author: Niels Erik Nörlund

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642508243

Category: Mathematics

Page: 554

View: 7718

Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser Titel erschien in der Zeit vor 1945 und wird daher in seiner zeittypischen politisch-ideologischen Ausrichtung vom Verlag nicht beworben.
Distribution, Uniform (Probability theory)

Theorie der Gleichverteilung

Author: Edmund Hlawka

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Distribution, Uniform (Probability theory)

Page: 142

View: 3195

Science

Mathematik der Quanteninformatik

Eine Einführung

Author: Wolfgang Scherer

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662490803

Category: Science

Page: 351

View: 1317

Dieses Buch stellt die elementaren mathematischen Aspekte in der Quanteninformatik im strikten Formalismus der Mathematik dar. Dem Leser wird zunächst das erforderliche mathematische Grundwissen bereit gestellt. Mit diesem Instrumentarium werden dann die Grundsätzen der Quantenmechanik formuliert und die für die Quanteninformatik relevanten Aspekte erläutert. Eine Vielzahl von Aufgaben, deren Lösungen im Anhang dargeboten werden, gibt dem Leser Gelegenheit sein Verständnis zu überprüfen und zu vertiefen.
Mathematics

Real Mathematical Analysis

Author: Charles C. Pugh

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387952970

Category: Mathematics

Page: 440

View: 5094

Was plane geometry your favourite math course in high school? Did you like proving theorems? Are you sick of memorising integrals? If so, real analysis could be your cup of tea. In contrast to calculus and elementary algebra, it involves neither formula manipulation nor applications to other fields of science. None. It is Pure Mathematics, and it is sure to appeal to the budding pure mathematician. In this new introduction to undergraduate real analysis the author takes a different approach from past studies of the subject, by stressing the importance of pictures in mathematics and hard problems. The exposition is informal and relaxed, with many helpful asides, examples and occasional comments from mathematicians like Dieudonne, Littlewood and Osserman. The author has taught the subject many times over the last 35 years at Berkeley and this book is based on the honours version of this course. The book contains an excellent selection of more than 500 exercises.