## Morse Theory. (AM-51) |

One of the most cited books in mathematics, John Milnor's exposition of Morse theory has been the most important book on the subject for more than forty years. Morse theory was developed in the 1920s by mathematician Marston Morse. (Morse was on the faculty of the Institute for Advanced Study, and Princeton published his Milnor was awarded the Fields Medal (the mathematical equivalent of a Nobel Prize) in 1962 for his work in differential topology. He has since received the National Medal of Science (1967) and the Steele Prize from the American Mathematical Society twice (1982 and 2004) in recognition of his explanations of mathematical concepts across a wide range of scienti.c disciplines. The citation reads, "The phrase sublime elegance is rarely associated with mathematical exposition, but it applies to all of Milnor's writings. Reading his books, one is struck with the ease with which the subject is unfolding and it only becomes apparent after re.ection that this ease is the mark of a master." Milnor has published five books with Princeton University Press.
- Characteristic Classes. (AM-76). [Paperback]
- Dynamics in One Complex Variable. (AM-160): (AM-160). [Paperback]
- Introduction to Algebraic K-Theory. (AM-72). [Paperback]
- Prospects in Mathematics. (AM-70). [Paperback]
- Singular Points of Complex Hypersurfaces. (AM-61). [Paperback]
- Topology from the Differentiable Viewpoint. [Paperback]
- Annals of Mathematics Studies
Phillip A. Griffiths, John N. Mather, and Elias M. Stein, Editors
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