Some Recent Results on Averaging Principle

  • Mark Freidlin
  • Alexander Wentzell
Part of the The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications book series (IMA, volume 145)


Averaging principle is one of the main methods in perturbation theory. It came into being more than two centuries ago in celestial mechanics, but even now there are many open questions having to do with applications of this principle. And these questions are not just about rigorous justification of procedures applied, but even it is unclear sometimes how to apply averaging procedures.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Freidlin
    • 1
  • Alexander Wentzell
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of MarylandCollege Park
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsTulane UniversityNew Orleans

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