African Diaspora Journal of Mathematics

My Life with Augustin

M. Chaperon

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This is a very brief and partial account of Augustin's mathematics and our common interests. In the end is presented some recent work of mine whose birth he encouraged.

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Afr. Diaspora J. Math. (N.S.), Volume 14, Number 2 (2012), 90-97.

First available in Project Euclid: 31 July 2013

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Primary: 0102 01A80: Sociology (and profession) of mathematics 34C20: Transformation and reduction of equations and systems, normal forms 34C23: Bifurcation [See also 37Gxx] 34C45: Invariant manifolds 37C15: Topological and differentiable equivalence, conjugacy, invariants, moduli, classification 37C20: Generic properties, structural stability 37D10: Invariant manifold theory 37G05: Normal forms 37G10: Bifurcations of singular points 37G15: Bifurcations of limit cycles and periodic orbits 37J10: Symplectic mappings, fixed points 37J55: Contact systems [See also 53D10] 53D35: Global theory of symplectic and contact manifolds [See also 57Rxx]

Contact or symplectic geometry, dynamical systems, bifurcations, catastrophes dynamical systems, bifurcations, catastrophes bifurcations, catastrophes catastrophes


Chaperon, M. My Life with Augustin. Afr. Diaspora J. Math. (N.S.) 14 (2012), no. 2, 90--97.

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