Morse theory

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Morse theory

[′mȯrs ‚thē·ə·rē]
(mathematics)
The study of differentiable mappings of differentiable manifolds, which by examining critical points shows how manifolds can be constructed from one another.
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The choice of the dynamic variables resulting in the above non-equilibrium entropy function is ensured by the Morse lemma [26] and the maximum property of the entropy.