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Based on a series of lectures given by I.M.Gelfand at Moscow State University, this book actually goes considerably beyond the material presented in the lectures. The aim is to give treatment of the elements of the calculus of variations in a form both easily understandable and sufficiently modern. Considerable attention is devoted to physical applications of variational m ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published October 16th 2000 by Dover Publications (first published January 1st 1963)
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I.M. Gelfand

Israel Moiseevich Gelfand, also written Israïl Moyseyovich Gel'fand, or Izrail M. Gelfand (Yiddish: ישראל געלפֿאַנד, Russian: Израиль Моисеевич Гельфанд; 2 September [O.S. 20 August] 1913 – 5 October 2009) was a Soviet mathematician who made major contributions to many branches of mathematics, including group theory, representation theory and functional analysis.
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