Contemporary Mathematics 2005; 200 pp; softcover Volume: 389 ISBN10: 0821838512 ISBN13: 9780821838518 List Price: US$65 Member Price: US$52 Order Code: CONM/389
 This volume is based on talks given at the Conference in Honor of the 60th Anniversary of Alberto Verjovsky, a prominent mathematician in Latin America who made significant contributions to dynamical systems, geometry, and topology. Articles in the book present recent work in these areas and are suitable for graduate students and research mathematicians. This book is published in cooperation with Sociedad Matemática Mexicana. Readership The book is suitable for graduate students and research mathematicians interested in dynamical systems, geometry, and topology. Table of Contents  A. Avila and C. G. Moreira  Phaseparameter relation and sharp statistical properties for general families of unimodal maps
 N. M. Atakishiyev and A. U. Klimyk  Hamiltonian operators in noncommutative world
 O. Baues and W. M. Goldman  Is the deformation space of complete affine structures on the 2torus smooth?
 M. Brunella  Some remarks on parabolic foliations
 A. Douady  Geometría y dinámica en el complemento de un compacto en \(\mathbb{C}\)
 C. D. Hill and E. Porten  The Hprinciple and pseudoconcave CR manifolds
 G. Hinojosa  Wild knots as limit sets of Kleinian groups
 C. Kapoudjian and V. Sergiescu  An extension of the Burau representation to a mapping class group associated to Thompson's group \(T\)
 F. Loray  Sur les théorèmes I et II de Painlevé
 G. P. Paternain and J. Petean  On the growth rate of contractible closed geodesics on reducible manifolds
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