2012 Paperback (ISBN 9781571462411)

2012 Paperback (ISBN 9781571462411)

S. S. Chern: A Great Geometer of the Twentieth Century

expanded edition

Editor

Shing-Tung Yau (Harvard University)

Original Publication: 1998

Publisher: International Press of Boston, Inc.

Language: English

Paperback

366 pages

List Price: $39.00

Description

Deals with the life and work of the great twentieth-century mathematician Shiing-Shen Chern. Included are numerous pages of photographs; an autobiographical article recounting the formation of a mathematical mind and of a great war; historical and personal reminiscences by thirty distinguished mathematicians and physicists including Bott, Griffiths, Lawson, Nirenberg, Singer, Yang, Yau, and others; and a discussion of 100 open problems in geometry. The book is essential for anyone who is interested in understanding Chern and his influence upon twentieth-century century mathematics.

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2012 Mar

9781571462411

1571462414

Print

paperback

7” x 10”

In Print

US$39.00

1998

9781571460981

1571460985

Print

hardcover

Out of Print

US$39.00