Advances in Soviet Mathematics 1993; 449 pp; hardcover Volume: 16 ISBN10: 0821841173 ISBN13: 9780821841174 List Price: US$156 Member Price: US$124.80 Order Code: ADVSOV/16
 This volume contains papers by participants in the celebrated seminar of I. M. Gelfand, which ran for more than forty years at Moscow State University. Among the authors are some of the world's most renowned mathematicians. The high scientific level of the articles makes this an important contribution to the literature. Readership Research mathematicians and graduate students. Reviews "This book belongs on your permanent bookshelf, together with the encyclopedia."  The Bulletin of Mathematics Books and Computer Software Table of Contents Part 1  A. Beilinson and J. Bernstein  A proof of Jantzen conjectures
 A. Berenstein and A. Zelevinsky  String bases for quantum groups of type \(A_r\)
 S. G. Dani and G. A. Margulis  Limit distributions of orbits of unipotent flows and values of quadratic forms
 B. Feigin and E. Frenkel  Coinvariants of nilpotent subalgebras of the Virasoro algebra and partition identities
 V. Ginzburg  Induction and restriction of character sheaves
 A. B. Goncharov  Explicit construction of characteristic classes
 M. Gromov and M. A. Shubin  The RiemannRoch theorem for elliptic operators
Part 2  V. Hinich and V. Schechtman  Homotopy Lie algebras
 M. M. Kapranov  Chow quotients of Grassmannians. I
 D. Kazhdan and H. Wenzl  Reconstructing monoidal categories
 M. Kontsevich  Vassiliev's knot invariants
 V. Serganova  KazhdanLusztig polynomials for Lie superalgebra \(\mathfrak {gl}(m\vert n)\)
 A. N. Varchenko  Hodge filtration of hypergeometric integrals associated with an affine configuration of general position and a local Torelli theorem
 I. Zakharevich  The second GelfandDickey bracket as a bracket on a PoissonLie Grassmannian
