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Title: Topics on singularities and bifurcations of vector fields
Other Titles: NORMAL FORMS, BIFURCATIONS AND FINITENESS PROBLEMS IN DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
Authors: DUMORTIER, Freddy
DE MAESSCHALCK, Peter
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
Citation: Ilyashenko, Yulij & Rousseau, Christiane & Sabidussi, G. (Ed.) Proceedings of the Nato Advanced Study Institute. p. 33-86.
Series/Report: NATO SCIENCE SERIES, SERIES II: MATHEMATICS, PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY
Series/Report no.: 137
Abstract: These notes are essentially meant to be a continuation of the lecture notes [D]. Results are presented that have mostly been obtained after 1993. In a first section we describe the classification of singularities of smooth vector fields in real 3-space up to codimension 4. Besides giving the description, attention goes to the different techniques that have been used. A second section deals with the study of the unfoldings of planar singularities and how this relates to the study of polynomial Lienard equations and of Abelian integrals. The last section deals with the study of singular perturbations for 2-dimensional vector fields, essentially from a geometric point of view. Throughout the whole text considerable emphasis is put on the one hand on blow up of singularities, and on the other hand on rescaling of families and its generalization: blow up of families.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/7167
Link to publication: http://www.springer.com/math/dyn.+systems/book/978-1-4020-1928-9
DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-1025-2_2
ISI #: 000221929600002
ISBN: 978-1-4020-1928-9
ISSN: 1568-2609
Category: C1
Type: Proceedings Paper
Validation: ecoom, 2005
Appears in Collections: Research publications

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