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A comprehensive introduction to sub-Riemannian geometry: from the Hamiltonian viewpoint

A comprehensive introduction to sub-Riemannian geometry: from the Hamiltonian viewpoint
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Title A comprehensive introduction to sub-Riemannian geometry : from the Hamiltonian viewpoint (M) / Andrei A. Agrachev, Davide Barilari, Ugo Boscain ; with an appendix by Igor Zelenko
Author Agrachev, Andrei A.
Added Personal Name Barilari, Davide
Boscain, Ugo
Zelenko, Igor
Publication Cambridge, U.K. : Cambridge University Press , 2020
Physical Details xviii, 745 pages : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Cambridge studies in advanced mathematics ; 181
ISBN 9781108476355
Note Online publication date:October 2019 in Cambridge Core
Summary Note Sub-Riemannian geometry is the geometry of a world with nonholonomic constraints. In such a world, one can move, send and receive information only in certain admissible directions but eventually can reach every position from any other. In the last two decades sub-Riemannian geometry has emerged as an independent research domain impacting on several areas of pure and applied mathematics, with applications to many areas such as quantum control, Hamiltonian dynamics, robotics and Lie theory. This comprehensive introduction proceeds from classical topics to cutting-edge theory and applications, assuming only standard knowledge of calculus, linear algebra and differential equations. The book may serve as a basis for an introductory course in Riemannian geometry or an advanced course in sub-Riemannian geometry, covering elements of Hamiltonian dynamics, integrable systems and Lie theory. It will also be a valuable reference source for researchers in various disciplines.:
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Internet Site https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108677325
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