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The Herglotz Algorithm for Constructing Canonical Transformations

R. Guenther
J. Gottsch
D. Kramer
Journal / Anthology

SIAM Review
Year: 1996
Volume: 38
Issue: 2
Page range: 287-293

In his 1932 lectures on "Beruhrungstransformationen", Guztav Herglotz gave an algorithm for constructing canonical transformations. We present Herglotz's technique, which does not seem to be widely known today, as well as an application of his method. All calculations are carried out using Mathematica.

*Mathematics > Calculus and Analysis > Differential Geometry