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Geometric Measure Theory

A Beginner's Guide

Author: Frank Morgan

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128045272

Category: Mathematics

Page: 272

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Geometric Measure Theory: A Beginner's Guide, Fifth Edition provides the framework readers need to understand the structure of a crystal, a soap bubble cluster, or a universe. The book is essential to any student who wants to learn geometric measure theory, and will appeal to researchers and mathematicians working in the field. Brevity, clarity, and scope make this classic book an excellent introduction to more complex ideas from geometric measure theory and the calculus of variations for beginning graduate students and researchers. Morgan emphasizes geometry over proofs and technicalities, providing a fast and efficient insight into many aspects of the subject, with new coverage to this edition including topical coverage of the Log Convex Density Conjecture, a major new theorem at the center of an area of mathematics that has exploded since its appearance in Perelman's proof of the Poincaré conjecture, and new topical coverage of manifolds taking into account all recent research advances in theory and applications. Focuses on core geometry rather than proofs, paving the way to fast and efficient insight into an extremely complex topic in geometric structures Enables further study of more advanced topics and texts Demonstrates in the simplest possible way how to relate concepts of geometric analysis by way of algebraic or topological techniques Contains full topical coverage of The Log-Convex Density Conjecture Comprehensively updated throughout

e-Study Guide for: Geometric Measure Theory: A Beginners Guide by Frank Morgan, ISBN 9780123744449

Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1478405147

Category: Education

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Geometric Measure Theory

Author: Herbert Federer

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642620108

Category: Mathematics

Page: 677

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"This book is a major treatise in mathematics and is essential in the working library of the modern analyst." (Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society)

Geometric Integration Theory

Author: Steven G. Krantz,Harold R. Parks

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780817646790

Category: Mathematics

Page: 340

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This textbook introduces geometric measure theory through the notion of currents. Currents, continuous linear functionals on spaces of differential forms, are a natural language in which to formulate types of extremal problems arising in geometry, and can be used to study generalized versions of the Plateau problem and related questions in geometric analysis. Motivating key ideas with examples and figures, this book is a comprehensive introduction ideal for both self-study and for use in the classroom. The exposition demands minimal background, is self-contained and accessible, and thus is ideal for both graduate students and researchers.

Sets of Finite Perimeter and Geometric Variational Problems

An Introduction to Geometric Measure Theory

Author: Francesco Maggi

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139560891

Category: Mathematics

Page: N.A

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The marriage of analytic power to geometric intuition drives many of today's mathematical advances, yet books that build the connection from an elementary level remain scarce. This engaging introduction to geometric measure theory bridges analysis and geometry, taking readers from basic theory to some of the most celebrated results in modern analysis. The theory of sets of finite perimeter provides a simple and effective framework. Topics covered include existence, regularity, analysis of singularities, characterization and symmetry results for minimizers in geometric variational problems, starting from the basics about Hausdorff measures in Euclidean spaces and ending with complete proofs of the regularity of area-minimizing hypersurfaces up to singular sets of codimension 8. Explanatory pictures, detailed proofs, exercises and remarks providing heuristic motivation and summarizing difficult arguments make this graduate-level textbook suitable for self-study and also a useful reference for researchers. Readers require only undergraduate analysis and basic measure theory.

Geometric Integration Theory

Author: Hassler Whitney

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048615470X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 400

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Geared toward upper-level undergraduates and graduate students, this treatment of geometric integration theory consists of an introduction to classical theory, a postulational approach to general theory, and a section on Lebesgue theory. 1957 edition.

An Introduction to Measure Theory

Author: Terence Tao

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 0821869191

Category: Mathematics

Page: 206

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This is a graduate text introducing the fundamentals of measure theory and integration theory, which is the foundation of modern real analysis. The text focuses first on the concrete setting of Lebesgue measure and the Lebesgue integral (which in turn is motivated by the more classical concepts of Jordan measure and the Riemann integral), before moving on to abstract measure and integration theory, including the standard convergence theorems, Fubini's theorem, and the Caratheodory extension theorem. Classical differentiation theorems, such as the Lebesgue and Rademacher differentiation theorems, are also covered, as are connections with probability theory. The material is intended to cover a quarter or semester's worth of material for a first graduate course in real analysis. There is an emphasis in the text on tying together the abstract and the concrete sides of the subject, using the latter to illustrate and motivate the former. The central role of key principles (such as Littlewood's three principles) as providing guiding intuition to the subject is also emphasized. There are a large number of exercises throughout that develop key aspects of the theory, and are thus an integral component of the text. As a supplementary section, a discussion of general problem-solving strategies in analysis is also given. The last three sections discuss optional topics related to the main matter of the book.

Geometric Measure Theory

An Introduction

Author: Fanghua Lin,Xiaoping Yang

Publisher: International Pressof Boston Incorporated

ISBN: 9781571461254

Category: Mathematics

Page: 237

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This work is intended to give a quick overview on the subject of the geometric measure theory with emphases on various basic ideas, techniques and their applications in problems arising in the calculus of variations, geometrical analysis and nonlinear partial differential equations.

Geometric Measure Theory, A Beginners Guide

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1497030102

Category: Education

Page: 27

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Geometric Measure Theory, A Beginners Guide. In this book, you will learn topics such as Normal and Rectifiable Currents, The Compactness Theorem and the Existence of Area-Minimizing Surfaces, Examples of Area-Minimizing Surfaces, and The Approximation Theorem plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

A New Look at Geometry

Author: Irving Adler

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486320499

Category: Mathematics

Page: 416

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Richly detailed survey of the evolution of geometrical ideas and development of concepts of modern geometry: projective, Euclidean, and non-Euclidean geometry; role of geometry in Newtonian physics, calculus, relativity. Over 100 exercises with answers. 1966 edition.

A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe

The Mathematical Archetypes of Nature, Art, and Science

Author: Michael S. Schneider

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062043161

Category: Science

Page: 384

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The Universe May Be a Mystery, But It's No Secret Michael Schneider leads us on a spectacular, lavishly illustrated journey along the numbers one through ten to explore the mathematical principles made visible in flowers, shells, crystals, plants, and the human body, expressed in the symbolic language of folk sayings and fairy tales, myth and religion, art and architecture. This is a new view of mathematics, not the one we learned at school but a comprehensive guide to the patterns that recur through the universe and underlie human affairs. A Beginner's Guide to Constructing, the Universe shows you: Why cans, pizza, and manhole covers are round. Why one and two weren't considered numbers by the ancient Greeks. Why squares show up so often in goddess art and board games. What property makes the spiral the most widespread shape in nature, from embryos and hair curls to hurricanes and galaxies. How the human body shares the design of a bean plant and the solar system. How a snowflake is like Stonehenge, and a beehive like a calendar. How our ten fingers hold the secrets of both a lobster and a cathedral. And much more.

Riemannian Geometry

A Beginners Guide, Second Edition

Author: Frank Morgan

Publisher: A K Peters/CRC Press

ISBN: 9781568814711

Category: Mathematics

Page: 168

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This classic text serves as a tool for self-study; it is also used as a basic text for undergraduate courses in differential geometry. The author's ability to extract the essential elements of the theory in a lucid and concise fashion allows the student easy access to the material and enables the instructor to add emphasis and cover special topics. The extraordinary wealth of examples within the exercises and the new material, ranging from isoperimetric problems to comments on Einstein's original paper on relativity theory, enhance this new edition.

Expander Families and Cayley Graphs

A Beginner's Guide

Author: Mike Krebs,Anthony Shaheen

Publisher: OUP USA

ISBN: 0199767114

Category: Mathematics

Page: 258

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Expander families enjoy a wide range of applications in mathematics and computer science, and their study is a fascinating one in its own right. Expander Families and Cayley Graphs: A Beginner's Guide provides an introduction to the mathematical theory underlying these objects. The central notion in the book is that of expansion, which roughly means the quality of a graph as a communications network. Cayley graphs are certain graphs constructed from groups; they play a prominent role in the study of expander families. The isoperimetric constant, the second largest eigenvalue, the diameter, and the Kazhdan constant are four measures of the expansion quality of a Cayley graph. The book carefully develops these concepts, discussing their relationships to one another and to subgroups and quotients as well as their best-case growth rates. Topics include graph spectra (i.e., eigenvalues); a Cheeger-Buser-type inequality for regular graphs; group quotients and graph coverings; subgroups and Schreier generators; the Alon-Boppana theorem on the second largest eigenvalue of a regular graph; Ramanujan graphs; diameter estimates for Cayley graphs; the zig-zag product and its relation to semidirect products of groups; eigenvalues of Cayley graphs; Paley graphs; and Kazhdan constants. The book was written with undergraduate math majors in mind; indeed, several dozen of them field-tested it. The prerequisites are minimal: one course in linear algebra, and one course in group theory. No background in graph theory or representation theory is assumed; the book develops from scatch the required facts from these fields. The authors include not only overviews and quick capsule summaries of key concepts, but also details of potentially confusing lines of reasoning. The book contains ideas for student research projects (for capstone projects, REUs, etc.), exercises (both easy and hard), and extensive notes with references to the literature.

Understanding Machine Learning

From Theory to Algorithms

Author: Shai Shalev-Shwartz,Shai Ben-David

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107057132

Category: Computers

Page: 409

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Introduces machine learning and its algorithmic paradigms, explaining the principles behind automated learning approaches and the considerations underlying their usage.


Author: Elliott H. Lieb,Michael Loss

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 0821827839

Category: Mathematics

Page: 346

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This is an excellent textbook on analysis and it has several unique features: Proofs of heat kernel estimates, the Nash inequality and the logarithmic Sobolev inequality are topics that are seldom treated on the level of a textbook. Best constants in several inequalities, such as Young's inequality and the logarithmic Sobolev inequality, are also included. A thorough treatment of rearrangement inequalities and competing symmetries appears in book form for the first time. There is an extensive treatment of potential theory and its applications to quantum mechanics, which, again, is unique at this level. Uniform convexity of $L^p$ space is treated very carefully. The presentation of this important subject is highly unusual for a textbook. All the proofs provide deep insights into the theorems. This book sets a new standard for a graduate textbook in analysis. --Shing-Tung Yau, Harvard University For some number of years, Rudin's ``Real and Complex'', and a few other analysis books, served as the canonical choice for the book to use, and to teach from, in a first year grad analysis course. Lieb-Loss offers a refreshing alternative: It begins with a down-to-earth intro to measure theory, $L^p$ and all that ... It aims at a wide range of essential applications, such as the Fourier transform, and series, inequalities, distributions, and Sobolev spaces--PDE, potential theory, calculus of variations, and math physics (Schrodinger's equation, the hydrogen atom, Thomas-Fermi theory ... to mention a few). The book should work equally well in a one-, or in a two-semester course. The first half of the book covers the basics, and the rest will be great for students to have, regardless of whether or not it gets to be included in a course. --Palle E. T. Jorgensen, University of Iowa

A User-Friendly Introduction to Lebesgue Measure and Integration

Author: Gail S. Nelson

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 1470421992

Category: Integration, Functional

Page: 221

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A User-Friendly Introduction to Lebesgue Measure and Integration provides a bridge between an undergraduate course in Real Analysis and a first graduate-level course in Measure Theory and Integration. The main goal of this book is to prepare students for what they may encounter in graduate school, but will be useful for many beginning graduate students as well. The book starts with the fundamentals of measure theory that are gently approached through the very concrete example of Lebesgue measure. With this approach, Lebesgue integration becomes a natural extension of Riemann integration. Next, -spaces are defined. Then the book turns to a discussion of limits, the basic idea covered in a first analysis course. The book also discusses in detail such questions as: When does a sequence of Lebesgue integrable functions converge to a Lebesgue integrable function? What does that say about the sequence of integrals? Another core idea from a first analysis course is completeness. Are these -spaces complete? What exactly does that mean in this setting? This book concludes with a brief overview of General Measures. An appendix contains suggested projects suitable for end-of-course papers or presentations. The book is written in a very reader-friendly manner, which makes it appropriate for students of varying degrees of preparation, and the only prerequisite is an undergraduate course in Real Analysis.

Calculus Lite

Author: Frank Morgan

Publisher: A K Peters Limited

ISBN: 9781568811574

Category: Mathematics

Page: 298

View: 1983

Breaking the mold of heavyweight calculus books, this text presents a straightforward introduction to calculus. The author uses an intuitive approach to explain real-world problems and then develops a rigorous mathematical treatment for their solution. He introduces standard preliminary topics, such as trigonometry and limits, by using them in context. The book is ideal as an excellent tutorial for self-study and exam preparation as well as a textbook for beginning courses at major universities and colleges. A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption.

Algebraic Geometry for Beginners

Author: C. Musili

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9386279053

Category: Mathematics

Page: 354

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A Beginner’s Guide to Discrete Mathematics

Author: W.D. Wallis

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475738269

Category: Mathematics

Page: 367

View: 7853

This introduction to discrete mathematics is aimed at freshmen and sophomores in mathematics and computer science. It begins with a survey of number systems and elementary set theory before moving on to treat data structures, counting, probability, relations and functions, graph theory, matrices, number theory and cryptography. The end of each section contains problem sets with selected solutions, and good examples occur throughout the text.

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