**Global
Analysis in Modern Mathematics**

A Symposium in Honor of Richard Palais' Sixtieth Birthday

Uhlenbeck, ed. xxx + 324 pages. Clothbound.

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**Contents:**

Preface; Two portraits; In Appreciation; Publications of Richard Palais; Graduate Students of Richard Palais

**Analysis
**A gluing law for the index of Dirac operators.

Conformal, parabolic and spectral properties of complete Riemannian metrics on non-compact manifolds.

Equivariant Sobolev theorems and Yang-Mills-Higgs fields. Thomas H. Parker

Lipschitz stratification.

Decay estimates for Yang-Mills fields; two new proofs.

**Geometry
**Split trivial bundles over homogeneous spaces and
locally symmetric spaces.

The genus one helicoid and the minimal surfaces that led to its discovery.

The mean curvature of gauge orbits.

**Topology-Geometry
**Characteristic classes as a geometric object.

Automorphisms of compact affine varieties.

A new Cayley-Hamilton theorem. Stephen Kennedy,

Submanifolds in path space.

Homotopy, concordance and bordism of link maps.

Nonsingular group actions.

**Et Alia
**How to write a proof.