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*About this edition:*The concept of symmetry has widespread manifestations and many diverse applications―from architecture to mathematics to science.

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*About this edition:*The idea of this book originated from two series of lectures given by us at the Physics Department of the Catholic University of Petr6polis, in Brazil.

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*About this edition:*The idea of this book originated from two series of lectures given by us at the Physics Department of the Catholic University of Petr6polis, in Brazil.

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*About this edition:*This book is unique in occupying a gap between standard undergraduate texts and more advanced texts on quantum field theory.

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*About this edition:*This book is unique in occupying a gap between standard undergraduate texts and more advanced texts on quantum field theory.

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*About this edition:*This work tries to provide an elementary introduction to the notions of continuum limit and universality in statistical systems with a large number of degrees of freedom.

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*About this edition:*Fearful Symmetry brings the incredible discoveries of contemporary physics within everyone's grasp.

*About this edition:*Discusses the efforts to develop a unified theory of physics, looks at the roles symmetry and beauty have played in scientific research, and considers superstrings and the flow of time

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*About this edition:*This volume links field theory methods and concepts from particle physics with those in critical phenomena and statistical mechanics, the development starting from the latter point of view.

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*About this edition:*This volume links field theory methods and concepts from particle physics with those in critical phenomena and statistical mechanics, the development starting from the latter point of view.

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*About this edition:*This volume is based upon work done by the author and his collaborators over a period of approximately twenty years and is dedicated to some selected topics of quantum field theory, which have proved of increasing importance with the passing of time.

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*About this edition:*The book is an introduction to quantum field theory and renormalization group.

*About this edition:*Quantum field theory has become the framework for the discussion of all fundamental interactions except gravity, and for the understanding of second order phase transitions in statistical mechanics.

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*About this edition:*The material presented in this invaluable textbook has been tested in two courses.

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*About this edition:*This monograph is the first to present the recently discovered renormalization techniques for the SchrÃ¶dinger and Dirac equations, providing a mathematically rigorous, yet simple and clear introduction to the subject.

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*About this edition:*Originally conceived some thirty years ago in the context of quantum electrodynamics, renormalization methods have progressively developed into an indispensable analytical tool used in widely varying domains of physics and applied mathematics, such as * phase transitions and critical phenomena * dynamical systems and chaos * developed turbulence * fractal structures and complex systems * percolation * polymer physics * diffusion in disordered media * measure theory and stochastic processes.

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*About this edition:*The aim of this work is to apply the algebraic renormalization procedure to gauge field models quantized in non-standard gauges.

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*About this edition:*Addressing researchers and graduate students in the active meeting ground of analysis, geometry, and dynamics, this book presents a study of renormalization of quadratic polynomials and a rapid introduction to techniques in complex dynamics.

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*About this edition:*Addressing researchers and graduate students in the active meeting ground of analysis, geometry, and dynamics, this book presents a study of renormalization of quadratic polynomials and a rapid introduction to techniques in complex dynamics.

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*About this edition:*This book is adapted and revised from the author's seminal PhD thesis, in which two forms of asymptotically universal structure were presented and explained for area-preserving maps.

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*About this edition:*Bringing together several fields of research which have used the renormalization group method, this book acts as an introduction to more specialized monographs.

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*About this edition:*This volume deals with canonical quantization, Feynman rules and renormalization of Yang-Mills theories in algebraic non-covariant gauges (typically axial and light-cone gauges).

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*About this edition:*Over the past few years, finite-size scaling has become an increasingly important tool in studies of critical systems.

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*About this edition:*Most of the numerical predictions of experimental phenomena in particle physics over the last decade have been made possible by the discovery and exploitation of the simplifications that can happen when phenomena are investigated on short distance and time scales.

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*About this edition:*The renormalization-group approach is largely responsible for the considerable success which has been achieved in the last ten years in developing a complete quantitative theory of phase transitions.