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Lecture Notes in Mathematics

Mathematical Research Today and Tomorrow

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

Editors: Casacuberta, Carles, Castellet, Manuel (Eds.)

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The Symposium on the Current State and Prospects of Mathematics was held in Barcelona from June 13 to June 18, 1991. Seven invited Fields medalists gavetalks on the development of their respective research fields. The contents of all lectures were collected in the volume, together witha transcription of a round table discussion held during the Symposium. All papers are expository. Some parts include precise technical statements of recent results, but the greater part consists of narrative text addressed to a very broad mathematical public. CONTENTS: R. Thom: Leaving Mathematics for Philosophy.- S. Novikov: Role of Integrable Models in the Development of Mathematics.- S.-T. Yau: The Current State and Prospects of Geometry and Nonlinear Differential Equations.- A. Connes: Noncommutative Geometry.- S. Smale: Theory of Computation.- V. Jones: Knots in Mathematics and Physics.- G. Faltings: Recent Progress in Diophantine Geometry.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mathematical Research Today and Tomorrow
Book Subtitle
Viewpoints of Seven Fields Medalists. Lectures given at the Institut d'Estudis Catalans, Barcelona, Spain, June 1991
Editors
  • Carles Casacuberta
  • Manuel Castellet
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Mathematics
Series Volume
1525
Copyright
1992
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-47341-1
DOI
10.1007/BFb0089200
Softcover ISBN
978-3-540-56011-1
Series ISSN
0075-8434
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 122
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