* Winner of the Ferran Sunyer i Balaguer Prize in 2000.
* Reviews the necessary prerequisites, beginning with an introduction to Lie symmetries on Poisson and symplectic manifolds.
* Currently in classroom use in Europe.
* Can serve as a resource for graduate courses and seminars in Hamiltonian mechanics and symmetry, symplectic and Poisson geometry, Lie theory, mathematical physics, and as a comprehensive reference resource for researchers.
Publisher: Birkhauser Boston Inc
Number of pages: 501
Weight: 900 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 28 mm
Edition: 2004 ed.
"...The present book offers a thorough description of [reduction] theory and a unified treatment of most of its developments and generalizations, with a particular emphasis on those due to the authors. It contains many important results which cannot be found in other books, and covers a large part of the recent developments related to momentum maps and reduction. This book fills a need and will be appreciated by specialists as well as by persons new to the field...."
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