• Miki Wadati
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 30)


It is now a well-known story that John Scott-Russell on his horse found and chased a solitary wave propagating in the canal near Edinburgh, Scotland. It was some evening in August, 1834. In a sense, the 7th Kyoto Summer Institute on “Dynamical Problems in Soliton Systems” is the 150-year anniversary of the first observation of a soliton.


Solitary Wave Inverse Scattering Method Soliton Theory Reductive Perturbation Method Inverse Scatter Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miki Wadati
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  1. 1.Institute of Physics, College of Arts and SciencesUniversity of TokyoKomaba, Tokyo 153Japan

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