150 Years of Mathematics at Washington University in St. Louis: Sesquicentennial of Mathematics at Washington University (Contemporary Mathematics No.

150 Years of Mathematics at Washington University in St. Louis: Sesquicentennial of Mathematics at Washington University (Contemporary Mathematics No.

By: Steven G. Krantz (editor), Gary R. Jensen (editor)Paperback

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Articles in this book are based on talks given at the conference commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Washington University in St. Louis. The articles cover a wide range of important topics in mathematics, and are written by former and present faculty or graduates of the Washington University Department of Mathematics. The volume is prefaced by a brief history of the Washington University Department of Mathematics, a roster of those who received the PhD degree from the department, and a list of the Washington University Department of Mathematics faculty.

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Contents

An anecdotal history of the Washington University Mathematics Department by S. G. Krantz Dissertation list by G. R. Jensen and S. G. Krantz History of the Mathematics faculty by G. R. Jensen and S. G. Krantz Geometry of manifolds with special holonomy: "100 years of holonomy" by R. L. Bryant Geometric harmonic analysis in high dimensions: Challenges and opportunities by R. R. Coifman An analogue of Hilbert's seventeenth problem in one complex dimension by J. P. D'Angelo Hypoelliptic second order equations that lose derivatives by J. J. Kohn Stokes' theorem and minimal surfaces by H. B. Lawson, Jr. $L^2$ estimates on twisted Cauchy-Riemann complexes by J. D. McNeal From wavelets to atoms by Y. Meyer The mathematics of general relativity: Problems and progress by R. Schoen Panel discussion by R. R. Coifman, A. Bonami, R. Bryant, and J. P. D'Angelo.

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  • publication date: 15/02/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780821836033
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 145
  • ID: 9780821836033
  • weight: 312
  • ISBN10: 082183603X

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