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Publications [#318258] of Robert Bryant
- with Bryant, RL; Chern, SS; Gardner, RB; Goldschmidt, HL; Griffiths, PA, Exterior Differential Systems
pp. 475 pages, Springer, ISBN 1461397162 [MR92h:58007]
(last updated on 2017/12/11)
This book covers the basics of Pfaffian systems,
normal forms, Cartan-Kähler
theory, involution, the characteristic variety,
prolongation, and the Spencer
theory together with its modern developments.
This book is no longer in print, unfortunately, but we
are trying to
get it reprinted.
This book gives a treatment of exterior differential systems.
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