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Lesne, Annick

Overview
Works: 28 works in 111 publications in 3 languages and 2,748 library holdings
Genres: History  Miscellanea  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Publishing director, Editor, Other, Thesis advisor
Classifications: QC20, 530.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Annick Lesne
The scientific legacy of Poincaré by Éric Charpentier( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and French and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri Poincare (1854-1912) was one of the greatest scientists of his time, perhaps the last one to have mastered and expanded almost all areas in mathematics and theoretical physics. In this book, twenty world experts present one part of Poincare's extraordinary work. Each chapter treats one theme, presenting Poincare's approach, and achievements
Renormalization methods : critical phenomena, chaos, fractal structures by Annick Lesne( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kolmogorov's heritage in mathematics by Éric Charpentier( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A.N. Kolmogorov (b. Tambov 1903, d. Moscow 1987) was one of the most brilliant mathematicians that the world has ever known. Incredibly deep and creative, he was able to approach each subject with a completely new point of view: in a few magnificent pages, which are models of shrewdness and imagination, and which astounded his contemporaries, he changed drastically the landscape of the subject. Most mathematicians prove what they can, Kolmogorov was of those who prove what they want. For this book several world experts were asked to present one part of the mathematical heritage left to us by Kolmogorov. Each chapter treats one of Kolmogorov's research themes, or a subject that was invented as a consequence of his discoveries. His contributions are presented, his methods, the perspectives he opened to us, the way in which this research has evolved up to now, along with examples of recent applications and a presentation of the current prospects. This book can be read by anyone with a master's (even a bachelor's) degree in mathematics, computer science or physics, or more generally by anyone who likes mathematical ideas. Rather than present detailed proofs, the main ideas are described. A bibliography is provided for those who wish to understand the technical details. One can see that sometimes very simple reasoning (with the right interpretation and tools) can lead in a few lines to very substantial results. The Kolmogorov Legacy in Physics was published by Springer in 2004 (ISBN 978-3-540-20307-0)." -- Font no determinada
Invariances d'échelle : des changements d'états à la turbulence by Michel Laguës( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in French and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Etude sur certains phénomènes physiques tel que le chaos, les polymères, la turbulence ou les supraconducteurs présentant des propriétés similaires sur toute une gamme d'échelles. Expose la révolution conceptuelle que les notions d'invariance d'échelle et d'universalité ont engendrée. Etude enrichie par la confrontation des résultats formels avec de nombreux exemples expérimentaux.--[Memento]
Cours de physique : de Newton à Mandelbrot by Dietrich Stauffer( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unravelers : mathematical snapshots( Book )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scale invariance : from phase transitions to turbulence by Annick Lesne( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a century, from the Van der Waals mean field description (1874) of gases to the introduction of renormalization group (RG techniques 1970), thermodynamics and statistical physics were just unable to account for the incredible universality which was observed in numerous critical phenomena. The great success of RG techniques is not only to solve perfectly this challenge of critical behaviour in thermal transitions but to introduce extremely useful tools in a wide field of daily situations where a system exhibits scale invariance. The introduction of scaling, scale invariance and universality concepts has been a significant turn in modern physics and more generally in natural sciences. Since then, a new "physics of scaling laws and critical exponents", rooted in scaling approaches, allows quantitative descriptions of numerous phenomena, ranging from phase transitions to earthquakes, polymer conformations, heartbeat rhythm, diffusion, interface growth and roughening, DNA sequence, dynamical systems, chaos and turbulence. The chapters are jointly written by an experimentalist and a theorist. This book aims at a pedagogical overview, offering to the students and researchers a thorough conceptual background and a simple account of a wide range of applications. It presents a complete tour of both the formal advances and experimental results associated with the notion of scaling, in physics, chemistry and biology
Morphogenèse : L'origine des formes( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'héritage de Kolmogorov en mathématiques by Éric Charpentier( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A.N. Kolmogorov, dont on célèbre le centenaire de la naissance, fut peut-être le plus grand mathématicien du XXe siècle. Il a eu des contributions importantes en probabilité, en théorie du chaos ou en complexité algorithmique. Propose un tour d'horizon de son oeuvre mathématique
Méthodes de renormalisation : phénomènes critiques, chaos, structures fractales by Annick Lesne( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in French and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaos and coarse graining in statistical mechanics by Patrizia Castiglione( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and French and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While statistical mechanics describe the equilibrium state of systems with many degrees of freedom, and dynamical systems explain the irregular evolution of systems with few degrees of freedom, new tools are needed to study the evolution of systems with many degrees of freedom. This book presents the basic aspects of chaotic systems, with emphasis on systems composed by huge numbers of particles. Firstly, the basic concepts of chaotic dynamics are introduced, moving on to explore the role of ergodicity and chaos for the validity of statistical laws, and ending with problems characterized by the presence of more than one significant scale. Also discussed is the relevance of many degrees of freedom, coarse graining procedure, and instability mechanisms in justifying a statistical description of macroscopic bodies. Introducing the tools to characterize the non asymptotic behaviors of chaotic systems, this text will interest researchers and graduate students in statistical mechanics and chaos
Les déchiffreurs : voyage en mathématiques by Jean François Dars( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morphogenesis : origins of patterns and shapes by Paul Bourgine( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What are the relations between the shape of a system of cities and that of fish school? Which events should happen in a cell in order that it participates to one of the finger of our hands? How to interpret the shape of a sand dune? This collective book written for the non-specialist addresses these questions and more generally, the fundamental issue of the emergence of forms and patterns in physical and living systems. It is a single book gathering the different aspects of morphogenesis and approaches developed in different disciplines on shape and pattern formation. Relying on the seminal wo
Invariances d'échelle Des changements d'états à la turbulence by Annick Lesne( )

2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'héritage de Kolmogorov en mathématiques by Éric Charpentier( )

in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polymères La matière plastique by Annick Lesne( )

in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nazo o toku hitobito : Sugaku e no tabi( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renormalizations proceedings of a workshop ; I.H.P., Paris, June 14 and June 15, 1996 by Femmes et mathématiques( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Newton to Mandelbrot : a primer in theoretical physics by Dietrich Stauffer( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This book takes the student on a tour of the most important landmarks of theoretical physics: classical, quantum, and statistical mechanics, relativity, electrodynamics, and, the most modern and exciting of all, the physics of fractals. The treatment is confined to the essentials of each area, and short computer programs, numerous problems, and beautiful color illustrations round off this unusual textbook. Ideally suited for a one-year course in theoretical physics, it will also prove useful in preparing and revising for exams. This edition is corrected and includes a new appendix on elementary particle physics, answers to all short questions, and an MS-DOS CD-ROM where a selection of executable programs exploring the fractal concept can be found. - Back cover
Chaos and Coarse Graining in Statistical Mathematics( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While statistical mechanics describe the equilibrium state of systems with many degrees of freedom, and dynamical systems explain the irregular evolution of systems with few degrees of freedom, new tools are needed to study the evolution of systems with many degrees of freedom. This book presents the basic aspects of chaotic systems, with emphasis on systems composed by huge numbers of particles. Firstly, the basic concepts of chaotic dynamics are introduced, moving on to explore the role of ergodicity and chaos for the validity of statistical laws, and ending with problems characterized by the presence of more than one significant scale. Also discussed is the relevance of many degrees of freedom, coarse graining procedure, and instability mechanisms in justifying a statistical description of macroscopic bodies. Introducing the tools to characterize the non asymptotic behaviors of chaotic systems, this text will interest researchers and graduate students in statistical mechanics and chaos
 
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The scientific legacy of Poincaré
Alternative Names
レーヌ, アニック

Languages
English (67)

French (33)

Japanese (3)

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Renormalization methods : critical phenomena, chaos, fractal structuresKolmogorov's heritage in mathematicsThe unravelers : mathematical snapshotsScale invariance : from phase transitions to turbulenceChaos and coarse graining in statistical mechanicsMorphogenesis : origins of patterns and shapes