By Michael Francis Atiyah, Daniel Iagolnitzer
Global medical sequence in twentieth Century arithmetic - Vol. nine
FIELDS MEDALLISTS' LECTURES second version
edited by way of Sir Michael Atiyah (University of Edinburgh, united kingdom) & Daniel Iagolnitzer (CEA-Saclay, France)
Although the Fields Medal doesn't have a similar public reputation because the Nobel Prizes, they percentage an analogous highbrow status. it truly is constrained to at least one box — that of arithmetic — and an age restrict of forty has develop into an approved culture. arithmetic has generally been interpreted as natural arithmetic, and this isn't so unreasonable when you consider that significant contributions in a few utilized parts might be (and were) well-known with Nobel Prizes.
A checklist of Fields Medallists and their contributions offers a bird's-eye view of arithmetic during the last 60 years. It highlights the components during which, at a number of instances, maximum growth has been made. This quantity doesn't fake to be accomplished, neither is it a old rfile. however, it provides contributions from Fields Medallists and so presents a hugely fascinating and sundry photograph.
The moment variation of Fields Medallists' Lectures beneficial properties extra contributions from the next Medallists: Kunihiko Kodaira (1954), Richard E Borcherds (1998), William T Gowers (1998), Maxim Kontsevich (1998), Curtis T McMullen (1998) and Vladimir Voevodsky (2002).