The Hypoelliptic Laplacian and Ray-Singer Metrics. (AM-167) (Annals of Mathematics Studies) by Jean-Michel Bismut and Gilles Lebeau
English | August 18, 2008 | ISBN: 0691137323 , 0691137315 | Pages: 376 | PDF | 2.7 MB
This book presents the analytic foundations to the theory of the hypoelliptic Laplacian. The hypoelliptic Laplacian, a second-order operator acting on the cotangent bundle of a compact manifold, is supposed to interpolate between the classical Laplacian and the geodesic flow.