American Mathematical Society TranslationsSeries 2 Advances in the Mathematical Sciences 1998; 194 pp; hardcover Volume: 186 ISBN10: 0821810944 ISBN13: 9780821810941 List Price: US$108 Member Price: US$86.40 Order Code: TRANS2/186
 This volume contains articles written by V. I. Arnold's colleagues on the occasion of his 60th birthday. The articles are mostly devoted to various aspects of geometry of differential equations and relations to global analysis and Hamiltonian mechanics. Readership Graduate students and research mathematicians working in differential equations and geometry. Table of Contents  H. Cendra, D. D. Holm, J. E. Marsden, and T. S. Ratiu  Lagrangian reduction, the EulerPoincaré equations, and semidirect products
 Y. Eliashberg and M. Gromov  Lagrangian intersection theory: Finitedimensional approach
 A. Gabrielov and A. Khovanskii  Multiplicity of a Noetherian intersection
 Yu. I. Manin  Sixth Painlevé equation, universal elliptic curve, and mirror of \({\mathbf P}^2\)
 Ya. G. Sinai  Convex hulls of random processes
 O. Viro  Mutual position of hypersurfaces in projective space
 A. Weinstein and P. Xu  Hochschild cohomology and characteristic classes for starproducts
