American Mathematical Society TranslationsSeries 2 1994; 225 pp; hardcover Volume: 159 ISBN10: 0821875108 ISBN13: 9780821875100 List Price: US$140 Member Price: US$112 Order Code: TRANS2/159
 This book contains papers on a wide range of topics, including diophantine equations, algebraic number theory, ring theory, theory of functions of a real variable, partial differential equations, approximation of functions, differential geometry, computing theory, and statistical mechanics. The last three papers present historical perspectives on mathematics in St. Petersburg. Readership Research mathematicians. Table of Contents  D. G. Benois and S. V. Vostokov  Galois representations in Honda's formal groups. Arithmetic of the group of points
 D. Yu. Burago  A lower bound for the complexity of the SPLITFIND problem for a pointer machine
 S. V. Buyalo  The finiteness theorem for threedimensional manifolds of nonpositive curvature
 E. P. Golubeva and O. M. Fomenko  On two conjectures of Linnik
 Yu. K. Dem'yanovich  Local approximations of functions given on manifolds
 V. V. Zhuk  Seminorms and higherorder moduli of continuity
 V. K. Zakharov  Hyperstonean preimage of Alexandrov spaces
 N. M. Ivochkina  The variational principle and completely nonlinear secondorder equations
 A. I. Koshelev and S. I. Chelkak  Regularity and weak regularity of solutions of quasilinear elliptic systems
 N. B. Maslova  Regularity of statistical solutions of the transport equations
 A. A. Mekler  On the symmetric envelope of averaging of symmetric ideals
 S. C. Mikhlin  On the history of mathematics at Leningrad State University at the end of the 1920s
 N. S. Ermolaeva  On the history of the St. Petersburg and Petrograd Mathematical Societies
 A. M. Vershik  St. Petersburg Mathematical Society
