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Connected simple systems and the Conley index of isolated invariant sets

Author: Dietmar Salamon
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 291 (1985), 1-41
MSC: Primary 58F25; Secondary 34C35
MathSciNet review: 797044
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Abstract: The object of this paper is to present new and simplified proofs for most of the basic results in the index theory for flows. Simple, explicit formulae are derived for the maps which play a central role in the theory. The presentation is self-contained.

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Keywords: Flows, isolated invariant sets, index theory, attractor-repeller pairs, connection map, continuation
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