If the game runs sometimes against us at home we must have patience till luck turns, and then we shall have an opportunity of winning back the principles we have lost, for this is a game where principles are at stake.
by Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

Lectures on Poisson Geometry

“Lectures on Poisson Geometry”, which is a collection of lectures, written by many authors, and edited by Tudor Ratiu, Alan Weinstein, and myself, has finally appeared in the Geometry and Topology Monographs Series, Vol. 17, 2011:

The link to the online version is: http://pjm.math.berkeley.edu/gtm/2011/17/

This volume contains the following chapters:

* Lecture on integrability of Lie brackets (R.L. Fernandes and M. Cranic)

* Normal forms of Poisson structures (JP Dufour and NT Zung)

* Deformation quantisation of Poisson manifolds (S Gutt)

* Applications of Poisson geolmetry to physical problems (D Holm)

* Hamiltonian and quantum mechanics (A Odzijewicz)

* Lectures on Poisson groupoids (C. Laurent, M. Stiénon,P. Xu)

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