The Abel Prize

2003–2007 The First Five Years

  • Helge Holden
  • Ragni Piene

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. The History of the Abel Prize and the Honorary Abel Prize

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Arild Stubhaug
      Pages 3-8
  3. 2003 Jean-Pierre Serre

  4. 2004 Sir Michael Atiyah and Isadore M. Singer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 99-99
    2. Michael Atiyah
      Pages 101-109
    3. Isadore M. Singer
      Pages 111-116
    4. Nigel Hitchin
      Pages 117-152
  5. 2005 Peter D. Lax

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
    2. Peter D. Lax
      Pages 183-189
    3. Helge Holden, Peter Sarnak
      Pages 191-216
  6. 2006 Lennart Carleson

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 233-233
    2. Lennart Carleson
      Pages 235-241
    3. Tom Körner
      Pages 243-270

About this book

Introduction

The book presents the winners of the first five Abel Prizes in mathematics: 2003 Jean-Pierre Serre; 2004 Sir Michael Atiyah and Isadore Singer; 2005 Peter D. Lax; 2006 Lennart Carleson; and 2007 S.R. Srinivasa Varadhan.
Each laureate provides an autobiography or an interview, a curriculum vitae, and a complete bibliography. This is complemented by a scholarly description of their work written by leading experts in the field and by a brief history of the Abel Prize.

Keywords

Abel Prize History of Mathematics calculus mathematics theorem

Editors and affiliations

  • Helge Holden
    • 1
  • Ragni Piene
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesNorwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway
  2. 2.Centre of Mathematics for Applications and Department of MathematicsUniversity of OsloOsloNorway

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-01373-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Mathematics and Statistics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-01372-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-01373-7
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