1.- The Radon Transformon on R n 1.1- Introduction 1.2- The Radon Transform: The Support Theorem 1.3- The Inversion Formula: Injectivity Questions 1.4- The Plancherel Formula 1.5- Radon Transform of Distribution 1.6- Integration over d -planes: X-Ray Transforms 1.7- Applications 2.- A Duality in Integral Geometry 2.1- Homogeneous Spaces in Duality 2.2- The Radon Transform for the Double Fibration: Principal Problems 2.3- Orbital Integrals 2.4- Examples of Radon Transforms for Homogeneous Spaces in Duality 3.- The Radon Transform on Two-Point Homogeneous Spaces 3.1- Spaces of Constant Curvature: Inversion and Support Theorems 3.2- Compact Two-Point Homogeneous Spaces: Applications 3.3- Noncompact Two-Point Homogeneous Spaces 3.4- Support Theorems Relative to Horocycles 4.- The X-Ray Transform on a Symmetric Space 4.1- Compact Symmetric Spaces: Injectivity and Local Inversion: Support Theorem 4.2- Noncompact Symmetric Spaces: Global Inversion and General Support Theorem 4.3- Maximal Tori and Minimal Spheres in Compact Symmetric Spaces 5.- Orbital Integrals 5.1- Isotropic Spaces 5.2- Orbital Integrals 5.3- Generalized Riesz Potentials 5.4- Determination of a Function from its Integral over Lorentzian Spheres 5.5- Orbital Integrands and Huygens' Principle 6.- The Mean-Value Operator 6.1- An Injectivity Result 6.2- Ásgeirsson's Mean-Value Theorem Generalized 6.3- John's Indentities 7.- Fourier Transforms and Distribution: A Rapid Course 7.1-The Topology of Spaces D (R n ), E (R n ) and S (R n ) 7.2- Distribution 7.3- Convolutions 7.4- The Fourier Transform 7.5- Differential Operators with Constant Coefficients 7.6- Riesz Potentials 8.- Lie Transformation Groups and Differential Operators 8.1- Manifolds and Lie Groups 8.2- Lie Transformation Groups and Radon Transforms 9.- Bibliography 10.- Notational Conventions 11.- Index.
Über den Autor
Dr. Sigurdur Helgason has authored or co-authered 9 books and 94 papers. He has received numerous honors and awards, including the Steele Prize, awarded by the American Mathematical Society in 1988. He has been a professor at MIT since 1960.
Presents material accessible to advanced undergraduates
Contains the required expository material on Lie group theory
Features self-contained chapters with bibliographical notes, exercises, and further results (with documentation)