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Mathematical Research Today and Tomorrow Viewpoints of Seven Fields Medalists. Lectures given at the Institut d'Estudis Catalans, Barcelona, Spain, June 1991

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ISBN-10: 3540560114

ISBN-13: 9783540560111

Edition: 1992

Authors: C. Casacuberta, M. Castellet, A. Connes, Gerd Faltings, V. Jones

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The Symposium on the Current State and Prospects ofMathematics was held in Barcelona from June 13 to June 18,1991. Seven invited Fields medalists gavetalks on thedevelopment of their respective research fields. Thecontents of all lectures were collected in the volume,together witha transcription of a round table discussionheld during the Symposium. All papers are expository. Someparts include precise technical statements of recentresults, but the greater part consists of narrative textaddressed to a very broad mathematical public.CONTENTS: R. Thom: Leaving Mathematics for Philosophy.- S.Novikov: Role of Integrable Models in the Development ofMathematics.- S.-T. Yau: The Current State and…    
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 12/14/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 122
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.25" long
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Leaving Mathematics for Philosophy
Role of Integrable Models in the Development of Mathematics
The Current State and Prospects of Geometry and Nonlinear Differential Equations
Noncommutative Geometry
Theory of Computation
Knots in Mathematics and Physics
Recent Progress in Diophantine Geometry
Round-Table Discussion
List of Participants