Special Functions and Their Symmetries: Postgraduate Course in Applied Analysis
by Vadim Kuznetsov, Vladimir Kisil
Publisher: University of Leeds 2003
This text presents fundamentals of special functions theory and its applications in partial differential equations of mathematical physics. The course covers topics in harmonic, classical and functional analysis, and combinatorics. It consists of the two parts: the first part gives the classic analytical approach and the second links the theory with groups of symmetries.
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by Raghavan Narasimhan - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Topics covered: Differentiable functions in Rn; Manifolds; Vector bundles; Linear differential operators; Cauchy Kovalevski Theorem; Fourier transforms, Plancherel's theorem; Sobolev spaces Hm,p; Elliptic differential operators; etc.
by Ray Mayer - Reed College
Contents: Notation, Undefined Concepts, Examples; Fields; Induction and Integers; Complexification of a Field; Real Numbers; Complex Numbers; Complex Sequences; Continuity; Properties of Continuous Functions; Derivative; Infinite Series; etc.
by N. M. Beskin
This text introduces the interesting and valuable concept of continued fractions. Contents: Two Historical Puzzles; Formation of Continued Fractions; Convergents; Non-terminating Continued Fractions; Approximation of Real Numbers.
by J. Ponstein
This book is concerned with an attempt to introduce the infinitesimals and the other 'nonstandard' numbers in a naive, simpleminded way. Nevertheless, the resulting theory is hoped to be mathematically sound, and to be complete within obvious limits.