Marston Morse

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  • Marston Morse
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2010
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1. Introduction. The conventional object in a paper on the calculus of variations is the investigation of the conditions under which a maximum or mini mum f of a given integral occurs. Writers have accordingly done little with extremal segments that have contained more than one point conjugate to a given point. An extended theory is needed for several(More)