## Action-minimizing Methods in Hamiltonian Dynamics (MN-50): An Introduction to Aubry-Mather Theory

*Alfonso Sorrentino*

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691164502
- eISBN:
- 9781400866618
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691164502.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

John Mather's seminal works in Hamiltonian dynamics represent some of the most important contributions to our understanding of the complex balance between stable and unstable motions in classical ... More

## Advances in Analysis: The Legacy of Elias M. Stein

*Charles Fefferman, Alexandru D. Ionescu, D.H. Phong, and Stephen Wainger*

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691159416
- eISBN:
- 9781400848935
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691159416.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

Princeton University's Elias Stein was the first mathematician to see the profound interconnections that tie classical Fourier analysis to several complex variables and representation theory. His ... More

## Agent_Zero: Toward Neurocognitive Foundations for Generative Social Science

*Joshua M. Epstein*

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691158884
- eISBN:
- 9781400848256
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691158884.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book introduces a new theoretical entity: Agent_Zero. This software individual, or “agent,” is endowed with distinct emotional/affective, cognitive/deliberative, and social modules. Grounded in ... More

## The Ambient Metric (AM-178)

*Charles Fefferman and C. Robin Graham*

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691153131
- eISBN:
- 9781400840588
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691153131.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book develops and applies a theory of the ambient metric in conformal geometry. This is a Lorentz metric in n+2 dimensions that encodes a conformal class of metrics in n dimensions. The ambient ... More

## Arithmetic and Geometry: Ten Years in Alpbach (AMS-202)

*Gisbert Wüstholz and Clemens Fuchs (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- May 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780691193779
- eISBN:
- 9780691197548
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691193779.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book presents highlights of recent work in arithmetic algebraic geometry by some of the world's leading mathematicians. Together, these 2016 lectures—which were delivered in celebration of the ... More

## Arithmetic Compactifications of PEL-Type Shimura Varieties

*Kai-Wen Lan*

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691156545
- eISBN:
- 9781400846016
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691156545.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

By studying the degeneration of abelian varieties with PEL structures, this book explains the compactifications of smooth integral models of all PEL-type Shimura varieties, providing the logical ... More

## Asymptotic Differential Algebra and Model Theory of Transseries

*Matthias Aschenbrenner, Lou van den Dries, and Joris van der Hoeven*

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691175423
- eISBN:
- 9781400885411
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691175423.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

Asymptotic differential algebra seeks to understand the solutions of differential equations and their asymptotics from an algebraic point of view. The differential field of transseries plays a ... More

## Benford's Law: Theory and Applications

*Steven J. Miller (ed.)*

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691147611
- eISBN:
- 9781400866595
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691147611.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Benford's law states that the leading digits of many data sets are not uniformly distributed from one through nine, but rather exhibit a profound bias. This bias is evident in everything from ... More

## Chow Rings, Decomposition of the Diagonal, and the Topology of Families (AM-187)

*Claire Voisin*

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691160504
- eISBN:
- 9781400850532
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691160504.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book provides an introduction to algebraic cycles on complex algebraic varieties, to the major conjectures relating them to cohomology, and even more precisely to Hodge structures on cohomology. ... More

## Circles Disturbed: The Interplay of Mathematics and Narrative

*Apostolos Doxiadis and Barry Mazur (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691149042
- eISBN:
- 9781400842681
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691149042.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This book brings together important thinkers in mathematics, history, and philosophy to explore the relationship between mathematics and narrative. “Circles disturbed” reflect the last words of ... More

## Classification of Pseudo-reductive Groups (AM-191)

*Brian Conrad and Gopal Prasad*

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691167923
- eISBN:
- 9781400874026
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691167923.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

This book goes further than the exploration of the general structure of pseudo-reductive groups to study the classification over an arbitrary field. An Isomorphism Theorem proved here determines the ... More

## Complex Ball Quotients and Line Arrangements in the Projective Plane (MN-51)

*Paula Tretkoff*

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691144771
- eISBN:
- 9781400881253
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691144771.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book introduces the theory of complex surfaces through a comprehensive look at finite covers of the projective plane branched along line arrangements. It emphasizes those finite coverings that ... More

## Computational Aspects of Modular Forms and Galois Representations: How One Can Compute in Polynomial Time the Value of Ramanujan's Tau at a Prime (AM-176)

*Bas Edixhoven and Jean-Marc Couveignes (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691142012
- eISBN:
- 9781400839001
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691142012.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Number Theory

Modular forms are tremendously important in various areas of mathematics, from number theory and algebraic geometry to combinatorics and lattices. Their Fourier coefficients, with Ramanujan's ... More

## Convolution and Equidistribution: Sato-Tate Theorems for Finite-Field Mellin Transforms (AM-180)

*Nicholas M. Katz*

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691153308
- eISBN:
- 9781400842704
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691153308.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Number Theory

This book explores an important aspect of number theory—the theory of exponential sums over finite fields and their Mellin transforms—from a new, categorical point of view. The book presents ... More

## The Decomposition of Global Conformal Invariants (AM-182)

*Spyros Alexakis*

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691153476
- eISBN:
- 9781400842728
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691153476.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book addresses a basic question in differential geometry that was first considered by physicists Stanley Deser and Adam Schwimmer in 1993 in their study of conformal anomalies. The question ... More

## Degenerate Diffusion Operators Arising in Population Biology (AM-185)

*Charles L. Epstein and Rafe Mazzeo*

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691157122
- eISBN:
- 9781400846108
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691157122.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This book provides the mathematical foundations for the analysis of a class of degenerate elliptic operators defined on manifolds with corners, which arise in a variety of applications such as ... More

## Descent in Buildings (AM-190)

*Bernhard Mühlherr, Holger P. Petersson, and Richard M. Weiss*

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691166902
- eISBN:
- 9781400874019
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691166902.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This book begins with the resolution of a major open question about the local structure of Bruhat-Tits buildings. It then puts forward an algebraic solution into a geometric context by developing a ... More

## Enlightening Symbols: A Short History of Mathematical Notation and Its Hidden Powers

*Joseph Mazur*

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- January 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780691173375
- eISBN:
- 9781400850112
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691173375.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, History of Mathematics

While all of us regularly use basic mathematical symbols such as those for plus, minus, and equals, few of us know that many of these symbols weren't available before the sixteenth century. What did ... More

## The Fascinating World of Graph Theory

*Ping Zhang, Gary Chartrand, and Arthur Benjamin*

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780691175638
- eISBN:
- 9781400852000
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691175638.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Graph theory goes back several centuries and revolves around the study of graphs—mathematical structures showing relations between objects. With applications in biology, computer science, ... More

## Formal Verification of Control System Software

*Pierre-Loïc Garoche*

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- January 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780691181301
- eISBN:
- 9780691189581
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691181301.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

The verification of control system software is critical to a host of technologies and industries, from aeronautics and medical technology to the cars we drive. The failure of controller software can ... More