Mathematical physics; more specifically, integrable systems,
special functions, analytic difference equations, classical and
quantum mechanics, and the relations between these areas
Integrable Systems Survey:
To an outsider or novice (such as a prospective postgraduate
student), the area of Integrable Systems may seem to be a vast
jumble of disconnected subfields. Indeed, two randomly chosen
recent papers in this area would typically have very few
references in common (if any), and their subject matter might
appear quite unrelated to the unaided eye. Given the multitude of
strands in this area, the survey
Survey is an attempt to weave these strands into a coherent
texture. It aspires to be a leisurely, non-parochial and
non-technical account, with a minimum of equations.