Lectures on closed geodesics. (English) Zbl 0397.58018

Grundlehren der Mathematischen Wissenschaften. 230. Berlin-Heidelberg-New York: Springer-Verlag. IX, 227 S. DM 65.00; $ 29.90 (1978).


58E10 Variational problems in applications to the theory of geodesics (problems in one independent variable)
58E05 Abstract critical point theory (Morse theory, Lyusternik-Shnirel’man theory, etc.) in infinite-dimensional spaces
53-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to differential geometry
53C22 Geodesics in global differential geometry
55P47 Infinite loop spaces
58-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to global analysis
58B20 Riemannian, Finsler and other geometric structures on infinite-dimensional manifolds
37D40 Dynamical systems of geometric origin and hyperbolicity (geodesic and horocycle flows, etc.)
53D25 Geodesic flows in symplectic geometry and contact geometry