Books in Brief

Books in Brief

Brief summaries.

The Chaos Avant-Garde: Memories of the Early Days of Chaos Theory

The Chaos Avant-Garde: Memories of the Early Days of Chaos Theory

Authors: Ralph Abraham and Yoshisuke Ueda
Reviewer: R. Ghrist, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign USA

Topological Methods in Hydrodynamics

Topological Methods in Hydrodynamics

Authors: Vladmir Arnold and Boris Khesin
Reviewer: R. Ghrist, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign USA

American Abroad

American Abroad

Bob Wieman made the step of going abroad from America to Europe to do a three-year postdoc at the University of Bristol.

Research on Delayed Dynamical Systems in Budapest

Research on Delayed Dynamical Systems in Budapest

The Department of Applied Mechanics is one of the largest departments of Budapest University of Technology and Economics. The research activities in the department include the whole range of basic mechanics: from statics, dynamics, and vibrations to elasticity, plasticity, and continuum mechanics.

Fifth IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems

Fifth IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems

Koen Verheyden reports on the Fifth IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, held in Leuven, Belgium, in September 8-10; a beautiful environment, excellent weather and good meals...

A Brief Biography of George R. Sell

A Brief Biography of George R. Sell

Victor Pliss (St Petersburg State University, Russia) wrote this brief biography of George Sell, which will also appear in a special issue of the Journal of Differential Equations in honor of Sell's 65th birthday.

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