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Lesne, Annick

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Works: 26 works in 94 publications in 4 languages and 2,400 library holdings
Genres: History  Miscellanea 
Roles: Publishing director, Editor
Classifications: QH491, 510
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Most widely held works by Annick Lesne
Kolmogorov's heritage in mathematics by Éric Charpentier ( )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 489 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 K
Morphogenesis origins of patterns and shapes by Paul Bourgine ( )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 355 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 works of D'Arcy Thompson, Alan Turing and René Thom, it confronts major examples like plant growth and shape, intra-cellular organization, evolution of living forms or motifs generated by crystals. A book essential to understand universal principles at work in the shapes and patterns surrounding us but also to avoid spurious analogies
Scale invariance from phase transitions to turbulence by Annick Lesne ( )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 338 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
The scientific legacy of Poincaré ( Book )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 233 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 )
7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 117 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]
The unravelers : mathematical snapshots ( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cours de physique : de Newton à Mandelbrot by Dietrich Stauffer ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'héritage scientifique de Poincaré by Éric Charpentier ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'héritage de Kolmogorov en mathématiques by Éric Charpentier ( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 71 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
Morphogenèse : L'origine des formes ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Physique statistique : Chaos et approches multiéchelles ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Méthodes de renormalisation : phénomènes critiques, chaos, structures fractales by Annick Lesne ( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in French and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les déchiffreurs : voyage en mathématiques by Jean François Dars ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chaos and coarse graining in statistical mechanics by Patrizia Castiglione ( )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents concepts of chaotic systems for researchers and graduate students in statistical mechanics and chaos
Nazo o toku hitobito : sūgaku eno tabi ( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Invariances d'échelle Des changements d'états à la turbulence by Annick Lesne ( )
in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Polymères La matière plastique by Annick Lesne ( )
in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jie ma zhe : shu xue tan mi zhi lü ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Lesne, A.
レーヌ, アニック
Languages
English (56)
French (27)
Japanese (3)
Chinese (1)
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