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Inner Product Structures

Theory and Applications

  • Authors
  • Vasile Ion Istrăţescu

Part of the Mathematics and its Applications book series (MAIA, volume 25)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Vasile Ion Istrăţescu
    Pages 1-23
  3. Vasile Ion Istrăţescu
    Pages 24-66
  4. Vasile Ion Istrăţescu
    Pages 67-109
  5. Vasile Ion Istrăţescu
    Pages 110-285
  6. Vasile Ion Istrăţescu
    Pages 286-316
  7. Vasile Ion Istrăţescu
    Pages 317-393
  8. Vasile Ion Istrăţescu
    Pages 427-510
  9. Vasile Ion Istrăţescu
    Pages 511-534
  10. Vasile Ion Istrăţescu
    Pages 563-621
  11. Vasile Ion Istrăţescu
    Pages 622-651
  12. Vasile Ion Istrăţescu
    Pages 652-663
  13. Vasile Ion Istrăţescu
    Pages 664-676
  14. Vasile Ion Istrăţescu
    Pages 704-712
  15. Vasile Ion Istrăţescu
    Pages 713-820
  16. Vasile Ion Istrăţescu
    Pages 821-824
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 825-895

About this book

Introduction

Approach your problems from the right end It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is and begin with the answers. Then one day, that they can't see the problem. perhaps you will find the final question. G. K. Chesterton. The Scandal of Father 'The Hermit Oad in Crane Feathers' in R. Brown 'The point of a Pin'. van Gulik's The Chinese Maze Murders. Growing specialization and diversification have brought a host of monographs and textbooks on increasingly specialized topics. However, the "tree" of knowledge of mathematics and related fields does not grow only by putting forth new branches. It also happens, quite often in fact, that branches which were thought to be completely disparate are suddenly seen to be related. Further, the kind and level of sophistication of mathematics applied in various sciences has changed drastically in recent years: measure theory is used (non-trivially) in regional and theoretical economics; algebraic geometry interacts with physics; the Minkowsky lemma, coding theory and the structure of water meet one another in packing and covering theory; quantum fields, crystal defects and mathematical programming profit from homotopy theory; Lie algebras are relevant to filtering; and prediction and electrical engineering can use Stein spaces. And in addition to this there are such new emerging subdisciplines as "experimental mathematics", "CFD", "completely integrable systems", "chaos, synergetics and large-scale order", which are almost impossible to fit into the existing classification schemes. They draw upon widely different sections of mathematics.

Keywords

Banach Space Banach algebra Convexity Gelfand representation Smooth function calculus compactness extrema functional analysis maximum minimum

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-3713-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1987
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-8162-7
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-3713-0
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