Menahem Max Schiffer: Selected Papers Volume 1
Menahem Max Schiffer, a mathematician of many interests, produced a body of work including topics on geometric function theory, Riemann surfaces, and partial differential equations, with a focus on applications and mathematical physics. Perhaps his best known work is that in the calculus of variations, especially extremal problem,s which find application in many scientific areas.
This two volume set presents over 50 of the most groundbreaking contributions of this beloved mathematician. All of the reprints of Schiffer’s works herein have extensive annotation and invited commentaries, giving new clarity and insight into the impact and legacy of Schiffer's works. A complete bibliography and brief biography make this a rounded and invaluable reference.
Presents a major portion of the life work of M.M. SchifferServes as an excellent source for researchers and students in the calculus of variations Contains commentary and annotation to make the work more accessible