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By Robert Conte, Allan Fordy, Andrew Pickering (auth.), P. L. Christiansen, J. C. Eilbeck, R. D. Parmentier (eds.)

Early in 1990 a systematic committee was once shaped for the aim of organizing a high-level clinical assembly on destiny instructions of Nonlinear Dynamics in actual and organic structures, in honor of Alwyn Scott's sixtieth birthday (December 25, 1991). As arrangements for the assembly proceeded, they have been met with an strangely broad-scale and excessive point of enthusiasm at the a part of the foreign nonlinear technological know-how group, leading to a participation by means of 168 scientists from 23 various international locations within the convention, which used to be held July 23 to August 11992 on the Laboratory of utilized Mathematical Physics and the guts for Modelling, Nonlinear Dynamics and Irreversible Thermodynamics (MIDIT) of the Technical collage of Denmark. through the assembly approximately 50 lectures and a hundred posters have been provided in nine operating days. The contributions to this current quantity were grouped into the next chapters: 1. Integrability, Solitons, and Coherent constructions 2. Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Diffusive platforms three. Chaotic and Stochastic Dynamics four. Classical and Quantum Lattices and Fields five. Superconductivity and Superconducting units 6. Nonlinear Optics 7. Davydov Solitons and Biomolecular Dynamics eight. organic structures and Neurophysics. AI Scott has made early and primary contributions to lots of those varied parts of nonlinear technology. They shape a major subset of the full variety of the papers and posters awarded on the assembly. different papers from the assembly are being released in a distinct factor of Physica D Nonlinear Phenomena.

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Osborne, A. R. , North-Holland, Amsterdam. Osborne, A. , 1991b, J. Compo Phys. 94, No. 2:284. Osborne, A. , 1992, in preparation. Zakharov, V. , Manakov, S. , Novikov, S. P. and Pitayevsky, M. , 1980, "Theory of solitons. The Method of the Inverse Scattering Problem," Nauka, Moscow (in Russian). 36 SOLITONS IN DISCRETE SYSTEMS Morikazu Toda 5-29-8-108 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku Tokyo 151, Japan INTRODUCTION Since nonlinear dynamics has been developed so widely that it is nearly impossible for me to choose appropriate topics in a reasonably impartial way avoiding dogma and prejudice even limited to the theories related to solitons in discrete systems.

My strategy was as follows (Toda 1967). Firstly, we consider the equations of motion of an infinite lattice mx,. = -4/(x,. (I) as mi,. (r,. = x,. -d. = 2s,. +1 , s,. , (2) We assume that the last equation affords single valued solution r,. +1 -2S,. (4) which are called the dual equations of motion. Secondly, the interaction t,iJ(r) is expected to be something like the interatomic potential, which is harmonic for small oscillation, and t,iJ( r) must not include parameters such as the amplitude, frequency, or wave-length which characterize particular solutions.

Bo, b l are constant, Ao, Al linear and B is a bilinear vectorfunction. Following we present the determination of the critical Re as a function of the dimension m for different models, Christensen et al. (1992). From m = 25 the system of ODE's gives excellent results. CONCLUSION With the present projection method it has been possible to reduce dramatically the dimension of the non-trivial rotating driven cavity problem, and to identify the f"lrst transition from a stationary to an oscillatory motion.

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