Morse Theory

  • Jean Mawhin
  • Michel Willem
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 74)

Abstract

Morse theory’s object is the relation between the topological type of critical points of a function φ and the topological structure of the manifold on which the function is defined.

Keywords

Riemannian Manifold Open Neighborhood Critical Group Fredholm Operator Morse Index 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Mawhin
    • 1
  • Michel Willem
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut de Mathematique Pure et AppliqueeLouvain-la-NeuveBelgium

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