Frontiers of Mathematical Science: The Inauguration of the Mathemtical Sciences Center of Tsinghua University and the Tsinghua-Sanya International Mat

Frontiers of Mathematical Science: The Inauguration of the Mathemtical Sciences Center of Tsinghua University and the Tsinghua-Sanya International Mat

By: Huai-Dong Cao (editor), Shing-Tung Yau (editor), Shiu-Yuen Cheng (editor), Binglin Gu (editor)Paperback

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This book begins with an historical overview of mathematics at Tsinghua University, describing the life and works of several eminent mathematicians educated there--including Shiing-Shen Chern, Loo-Keng Hua, Chia-Chiao Lin, and Pao-Lu Hsu--and remembering two famous western visitors to Tsinghua, Jacques Hadamard and Norbert Wiener. Furthermore, the book presents some specific plans, and maps a general direction, regarding the role that the Mathematical Sciences Center and the Tsinghua-Sanya International Mathematics Forum will play in mathematics both in China and on the international stage. Most importantly, this book contains accessible articles and profound papers, written by some of the world's leading experts, delving into the content, meaning, and methods of the most recent developments in mathematics and mathematical physics, and revealing the deep connections between mathematics and the other sciences.

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  • ISBN13: 9781571461230
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 455
  • ID: 9781571461230
  • ISBN10: 157146123X

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