Reprints from the Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society 1992; 625 pp; softcover Volume: 1 ISBN10: 0821885006 ISBN13: 9780821885000 List Price: US$89 Member Price: US$71.20 Order Code: BULLRE/1
 This volume contains a number of researchexpository articles that appeared in the Bulletin of the AMS between 1979 and 1984 and that address the general area of nonlinear functional analysis and global analysis and their applications. The central theme concerns qualitative methods in the study of nonlinear problems arising in applied mathematics, mathematical physics, and geometry. Since these articles first appeared, the methods and ideas they describe have been applied in an everwidening array of applications. Readers will find this collection useful, as it brings together a range of influential papers by some of the leading researchers in the field. Readership Research mathematicians and physicists. Reviews "Absolutely fascinating ... most of the papers, which have already been through the sieve of the Bulletin of the AMS, are wellwritten and comprehensive. The volume is wellworth buying and reasonably priced; highly recommended."  The Bulletin of Mathematics Books and Computer Software Table of Contents  General theory
 R. Bott  Lectures on Morse Theory, old and new
 F. E. Browder  Fixed point theory and nonlinear problems
 I. Ekeland  Nonconvex minimization problems
 L. Nirenberg  Variational and topological methods in nonlinear problems
 R. S. Hamilton  The inverse function theorem of Nash and Moser
 Applications
 S. S. Antman  The influence of elasticity on analysis: modern developments
 H. Brezis  Periodic solutions of nonlinear vibrating strings and duality principles
 D. H. Sattinger  Bifurcation and symmetry breaking in applied mathematics
 J. W. Helton  NonEuclidean functional analysis and electronics
 Dynamical systems
 M. W. Hirsch  The dynamical systems approach to differential equations
 S. Smale  The fundamental theorem of algebra and complexity theory
 P. Blanchard  Complex analytic dynamics on the Riemann sphere
 D. Sullivan  Discrete conformal groups and measurable dynamics
