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Prospects in Mathematics: Invited Talks on the Occasion of the 250th Anniversary of Princeton University
 
Edited by: Hugo Rossi Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, CA
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Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-8218-0975-4
Product Code: PIM
162 pp 
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Prospects in Mathematics: Invited Talks on the Occasion of the 250th Anniversary of Princeton University
Edited by: Hugo Rossi Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, CA
Available Formats:
Hardcover ISBN:  978-0-8218-0975-4
Product Code:  PIM
162 pp 
List Price: $41.00
MAA Member Price: $36.90
AMS Member Price: $32.80
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    1999
    MSC: Primary 00;

    In celebration of Princeton University's 250th anniversary, the mathematics department held a conference entitled “Prospects in Mathematics”. The purpose of the conference was to speculate on future directions of research in mathematics.

    This collection of articles provides a rich panorama of current mathematical activity in many research areas. From Gromov's lecture on quantitative differential topology to Witten's discussion of string theory, new ideas and techniques transfixed the audience of international mathematicians. The volume contains 11 articles by leading mathematicians, including historical presentations by J. Milnor and D. Spencer. It provides a guide to some of the most significant mathematical work of the past decade.

    Readership

    Graduate students, research mathematicians and physicists.

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1999
MSC: Primary 00;

In celebration of Princeton University's 250th anniversary, the mathematics department held a conference entitled “Prospects in Mathematics”. The purpose of the conference was to speculate on future directions of research in mathematics.

This collection of articles provides a rich panorama of current mathematical activity in many research areas. From Gromov's lecture on quantitative differential topology to Witten's discussion of string theory, new ideas and techniques transfixed the audience of international mathematicians. The volume contains 11 articles by leading mathematicians, including historical presentations by J. Milnor and D. Spencer. It provides a guide to some of the most significant mathematical work of the past decade.

Readership

Graduate students, research mathematicians and physicists.

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