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Covering the years 2008-2012, this book profiles the existence and paintings of modern winners of the Abel Prize:
 
·         John G. Thompson and Jacques knockers, 2008
·         Mikhail Gromov, 2009
·         John T. Tate Jr., 2010
·         John W. Milnor, 2011
·         Endre Szemerédi, 2012.

The profiles characteristic autobiographical details in addition to an outline of every mathematician's paintings. furthermore, each one profile encompasses a whole bibliography, a curriculum vitae, in addition to photographs ― previous and new. As an additional feature, interviews with the Laureates are provided on an accompanying website (http://extras.springer.com/).

The e-book additionally offers a  history of the Abel Prize written through the historian Kim Helsvig, and encompasses a facsimile of a letter from Niels Henrik Abel, that is transcribed, translated into English, and positioned into old perspective by Christian Skau.

This e-book follows on The Abel Prize: 2003-2007, the 1st 5 Years (Springer, 2010), which profiles the paintings of the 1st Abel Prize winners.

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38 39 forty 2008 John G. Thompson and Jacques knockers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ix x Contents 2. 1 on the Age of Fourteen, knockers Entered collage . . . . 2. 2 Jean-Claude Piret, a pal for all times . . . . . . . . . . . 2. three Lectures of Libois in 1945–1946 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. four examine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. five First measure in 1948 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. 6 Paris and Emil Artin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1950–1963 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three. 1 Docteur ès Sciences Mathématiques . . . . . . . . . . three. 2 To Heinz Hopf in Zürich in 1950, 1951, and 1953 . . . three. three Institute for complicated learn, Princeton and H. C. Wang (1951–1952) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three. four The Cremona aircraft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three. five The Thèse d’Agrégation (1955) . . . . . . . . . . . . . three. 6 Memoir for the Prix Louis Empain (1955) . . . . . . . three. 7 Prehistory of structures (1955–1961) . . . . . . . . . . three. eight start of the final idea of Coxeter teams (1961) . three. nine Denied entry to the USA from 1953 to 1963 . . . . . . three. 10 foreign Congress of Mathematicians (1954–1994) 1964–1975 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . four. 1 Professor on the Universität Bonn (1964–1974) . . . . . four. 2 constructions Coming of Age (1974) . . . . . . . . . . . . four. three Collège de France (1975) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1976–2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . five. 1 Professor on the Collège de France (1973–2000) . . . . five. 2 No Pension in Belgium (1994) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001–2012 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. 1 The booklet with Weiss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. 2 Editor of Mathematical Journals . . . . . . . . . . . . . Postscript . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty forty-one forty two forty three forty three forty three forty four forty four forty four . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty five forty five forty five forty seven forty seven forty seven forty eight forty nine 50 50 50 50 50 50 fifty one fifty two fifty two fifty two fifty two The paintings of John Griggs Thompson: A Survey . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard Lyons and Robert M. Guralnick 1 Thompson’s Thesis, and native research . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 The Thompson J -Subgroup and vulnerable Closure Arguments . . . three teams of wierd Order Are Solvable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . four N -Groups and minimum easy teams . . . . . . . . . . . . . five The B-Conjecture and the Grand Conjecture . . . . . . . . . . 6 Factorizations, Quadratic motion, and Quadratic Pairs . . . . . 7 The Ree teams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight The Finite Sporadic uncomplicated Thompson team Th, sometimes called F3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine “Elementary” Group-Theoretic effects . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 The Inverse Galois challenge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eleven The Genus of a Permutation team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 illustration conception . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty five . . . . . . . fifty five fifty eight 60 sixty four sixty six sixty eight 70 . . . . . seventy two seventy three seventy four seventy six seventy seven three four five 6 7 Contents thirteen Projective Planes 14 Cosets . . . . . 15 Divisor Matrix . sixteen different paintings . . . References . . . . . . xi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy nine seventy nine eighty eighty eighty A document at the medical Contributions of Jacques titties . . . . . . . . Francis Buekenhout 1 creation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 The Projective Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three The Cremona airplane Made Invariant less than the Cremona workforce four Lie teams and the Riemann–Helmholtz–Lie challenge . . . . . five Doubly Homogeneous areas, and Homogeneous and Isotropic areas . . .

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