CRM Proceedings & Lecture Notes
Volume: 50; 2010; 403 pp; Softcover
MSC: Primary 01; 18; 19; 35; 55; 57; 58; 81;
Print ISBN: 978-0-8218-4777-0
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A Celebration of the Mathematical Legacy of Raoul BottShare this page
Edited by P. Robert Kotiuga
A co-publication of the AMS and Centre de Recherches Mathématiques
A five-day conference celebrating the legacy
of Raoul Bott was held at the CRM on June 9–13, 2008. The
conference focused on the extraordinary impact Bott had on both
topology and interactions between mathematics, physics and technology.
The conference was co-organized by the Clay Mathematics Institute and
had support from the National Science Foundation (Award
0805925). Montreal was a natural venue for such an event since Raoul
Bott obtained two degrees in electrical engineering at McGill
University in the 1940s and an honorary doctorate from McGill in
1987. The fact that Bott's presence is still fresh in the minds of all
those involved made for a tremendous amount of enthusiasm and every
attempt has been made to channel this energy into this book.
The contributions to this book come from three generations of Bott's students, coauthors, and fellow kindred spirits in order to cover six decades of Bott's research, identify his enduring mathematical legacy and the consequences for emerging fields. The contributions can be read independently. In order to help a whole to emerge from the parts, the book is broken into four sections and to make the book accessible to a wide audience, each section starts with easier-to-read reminiscences and works its way into more involved papers.
Titles in this series are co-published with the Centre de Recherches Mathématiques.
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A Celebration of the Mathematical Legacy of Raoul Bott
Undergraduates, graduate students and research mathematicians interested in the life and work of Raoul Bott.