2023 Hardcover (ISBN 9781571464170)

2023 Hardcover (ISBN 9781571464170)

Selected Works in Applied Mathematics by Shing-Tung Yau: Volume 1 of 2


David Xianfeng Gu (State University of New York, Stony Brook; and CMSA, Harvard University)

Ronald Lok Ming Lui (Department of Mathematics, Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Wen-Wei Lin (Department of Applied Mathematics, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University)

Published: 28 June 2023

Publisher: International Press of Boston, Inc.


574 pages

List Price: $180.00


This two-volume set presents forty-eight papers on applied mathematics by Fields Medal winner Shing-Tung Yau.

The papers are organized topically into thirteen sections: circuit theory, MRI data analysis, matrix eigenvalues, scientific computing, evolutionary dynamics (in mathematical biology), quantum information (mathematical physics), nonlinear filtering, graph theory, medical imaging, computer vision, computer graphics and geometric modeling, artificial intelligence, and computational geometry and numerical analysis.

Also included are commentaries on Yau’s work in the various topics: S.T. Chui on Yau’s work in circuit theory; Xudong Huang on his work in MRI Data analysis; Mei-Heng Yueh on his work in scientific computing; Gábor Lippner on his work in quantum state transfer; Xiuqiong Chen on his work in nonlinear filtering; Yong Lin on his works on graphs; and Xianfeng David Gu on his work in computer graphics, computer vision, digital geometry processing, medical imaging and artificial intelligence.

The collection begins with prefaces by Bjorn Engquist (University of Texas) and Tony Chang (president, KAUST).

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Shing-Tung Yau is a Professor Emeritus of Harvard University, where he was the William Caspar Graustein Professor of Mathematics and Professor of Physics at Harvard University. He is now Chair Professor of Mathematics at Tsinghua University in Beijing. He is the winner of the Fields Medal, the National Medal of Science, the Crafoord Prize, the Veblen Prize, the Wolf Prize, and a MacArthur Fellowship. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, Yau has received honorary degrees from ten universities. He is also the director of several mathematical institutes in China. Yau has written and edited more than twenty books and is the editor of numerous mathematics journals.

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This is the first of two volumes.

This volume is sold both independently and as part of a volume set.


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