Introduction

  • Pol Vanhaecke
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mathematics book series (LNM, volume 1638)

Abstract

Integrable systems first appeared as mechanical systems for which the equations of motion could be solved by quadratures, i.e., by a sequence of operations which included only algebraic operations, integration and application of the inverse function theorem.

Keywords

Manifold Stratification Bedding Blow Down Embed Line 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pol Vanhaecke
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    • 2
  1. 1.1015 Department of MathematicsUniversity of California at DavisDavisUSA
  2. 2.Département de MathématiquesUniversité des Sciences et Technologies de LilleVilleneuve d’AscqFrance

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