What is an Integrable System?

Ewan Morrison

Friday 5th November, 2010 16:00-17:00 Mathematics Building, room 516


This is a notoriously difficult question to answer. By giving examples from classical mechanics I will motivate one possible answer: Liouville’s theorem on integrable systems. Time permitting I will mention how integrable partial differential equations arise in modern theories of mathematical physics.

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