Hamiltonian Mechanics

Integrability and Chaotic Behavior

  • John Seimenis

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 331)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Invited papers

    1. Luca Billi, Monica Malavasi, Giorgio Turchetti
      Pages 35-42
    2. G. Contopoulos
      Pages 51-71
    3. Dominique F. Escande, Holger Kantz, Roberto Livi, Stefano Ruffo
      Pages 131-138
  3. Contributed papers

    1. Amadeu Delshams, Tere M. Seara
      Pages 181-187
    2. David Farrelly, Jeffrey Humpherys, T. Uzer
      Pages 237-244
    3. J. J. Morales, R. Ramirez
      Pages 253-259
    4. John A. G. Roberts, Michael Baake
      Pages 275-285
    5. F. Borondo, G. G. de Polavieja, R. M. Benito
      Pages 287-294
    6. Amadeu Delshams, Pere Gutiérrez
      Pages 299-306
    7. G. R. W. Quispel, J. S. W. Lamb
      Pages 307-314
    8. Nikola Buric, Ian C. Percival
      Pages 335-340
    9. Tomasz Kapitaniak
      Pages 341-344
    10. Armen Nersessian
      Pages 353-360
    11. Yuri Fedorov
      Pages 361-369
    12. F. Casas, J. A. Oteo, J. Ros
      Pages 405-411
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 421-422

About this book


This volume contains invited papers and contributions delivered at the International Conference on Hamiltonian Mechanics: Integrability and Chaotic Behaviour, held in Tornn, Poland during the summer of 1993. The conference was supported by the NATO Scientific and Environmental Affairs Division as an Advanced Research Workshop. In fact, it was the first scientific conference in all Eastern Europe supported by NATO. The meeting was expected to establish contacts between East and West experts as well as to study the current state of the art in the area of Hamiltonian Mechanics and its applications. I am sure that the informal atmosphere of the city of Torun, the birthplace of Nicolaus Copernicus, stimulated many valuable scientific exchanges. The first idea for this cnference was carried out by Prof Andrzej J. Maciejewski and myself, more than two years ago, during his visit in Greece. It was planned for about forty well-known scientists from East and West. At that time participation of a scientist from Eastern Europe in an Organising Committee of a NATO Conference was not allowed. But always there is the first time. Our plans for such a "small" conference, as a first attempt in the new European situation -the Europe without borders -quickly passed away. The names of our invited speakers, authorities in their field, were a magnet for many colleagues from all over the world.


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Editors and affiliations

  • John Seimenis
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of the AegeanSamosGreece
  2. 2.N. Copernicus UniversityTorunPoland

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4899-0966-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4899-0964-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0258-1221
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