Geometry of distributions
and first order equations

A. M. Verbovetsky
A program of the course at the 4-th Russian Diffiety School,
Pereslavl-Zalessky (Russia), January 31 - February 6, 2000

  1. Distributions
  2. Frobenius theorem
  3. Characteristic distributions
  4. First order equations and contact geometry
  5. Lie theorem (equivalence of regular involutive first order equations)

Questions and suggestions should go to Jet Nestruev, jet @