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Advances in Mathematical Sciences: CRM's 25 Years
Edited by: Luc Vinet, Centre de Recherches Mathéiques, Université de, Montréal, QC, Canada
A co-publication of the AMS and Centre de Recherches Mathématiques.

CRM Proceedings & Lecture Notes
1997; 491 pp; softcover
Volume: 11
ISBN-10: 0-8218-0686-6
ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-0686-9
List Price: US$120
Member Price: US$96
Order Code: CRMP/11
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This volume commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Centre de Recherches Mathématiques (CRM)--a national institute for research in the mathematical sciences in Canada. It includes contributions by eminent scientists who have been closely involved with the CRM. Various topics in pure and applied mathematics, statistics, theoretical physics, and mathematical biology are covered. Original research papers and reviews, as well as historical notes and reminiscences, are included in the volume.

Titles in this series are co-published with the Centre de Recherches Mathématiques.


Graduate students, research mathematicians, theoretical physicists, mathematical biologists, and science historians.

Table of Contents

  • J. G. Arthur -- The problem of classifying automorphic representations of classical groups
  • J. M. Borwein and E. Wong -- A survey of results relating to Giuga's conjecture on primality
  • F. H. Clarke -- Solving equations by the decrease principle
  • M. C. Delfour and J.-P. Zolésio -- Differential equations for linear shells: Comparison between intrinsic and classical models
  • P. A. Fillmore -- From \(K\)-theory to \(E\)-theory
  • A. M. Gundland, L. Martina, and G. Rideau -- Partial differential equations with differential constraints
  • J. Harnad -- Bispectral operators of rank 1 and dual isomonodromic deformations
  • P. Holmes -- Metaphor and models in science and art
  • J. C. Hurtubise -- Some algebraic geometry of integrable systems
  • R. Jackiw -- My encounters-as a physicist-with mathematics
  • J.-P. Kahane -- Quelques points d'histoire des séries de Fourier
  • R. B. Gardner and N. Kamran -- Exterior differential systems and normal forms of parabolic systems
  • R. Langlands and Y. Saint-Aubin -- Aspects combinatoires des équations de Bethe
  • L. Le Cam -- Metric dimension and statistical estimation
  • Yu. I. Manin -- Mordell-Weil problem for cubic surfaces
  • M. R. Murty -- Non-vanishing of \(L\)-functions
  • S. Grimm and J. Patera -- Decomposition of tensor products of the fundamental representations of \(E_8\)
  • D. H. Phong -- The one-loop graviton scattering amplitude in string theory
  • P. Ramond -- Consequences of an Abelian family symmetry
  • B. A. Davey and I. G. Rosenberg -- Natural dualities and clones
  • D. Sankoff -- The early introduction of dynamic programming into computational biology
  • N. Hambli and R. T. Sharp -- On character generators
  • C. M. Van Vliet -- Quantum transport in solids
  • L. Michel and P. Winternitz -- Families of transitive primitive maximal simple Lie subalgebras of \(\mathrm{diff}_n\)
  • F. Desaint and J.-P. Zolésio -- Shape boundary derivative for an elastic membrane
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