Robert P. Langlands

Response upon receiving the Grande Médaille d'Or of the Académie des sciences

Author: 
Robert P. Langlands
Last Name: 
Langlands
Journal
Year: 
2000
Type: 
article
Keywords: 
Miscellaneous


Solomon Bochner in his office at Rice University
(Photograph courtesy of William Veech and the Rice University Archives, Woodson Research Center)

School of Mathematics: 

Istanbul konferans dizisi

Author: 
Robert P. Langlands
Type: 
article
Keywords: 
informal

Author's comments: These notes are a very first draft of the very first part of a continuing series of lectures that will be held at the Yildiz Teknik Universitesi in Istanbul and may ultimately become an informal essay on various simple aspects of mathematical history and related matters. As they now stand, they are no more than a tentative beginning both linguistically and conceptually. They are posted primarily for use by the audience at the lectures. I apologize in advance for all their failings, grammatical and mathematical.

School of Mathematics: 

A review of Haruzo Hida's \(p\)-adic automorphic forms on Shimura varieties,...

Author: 
Robert P. Langlands
Journal
Journal: 

Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

Year: 
2006
Type: 
article
Keywords: 
Miscellaneous

Footnotes: pdf

Author's comments: This review comes with a supplement (footnote) that contains the comments of several leading specialists and will be much more useful to the potential reader of the book, whether a novice or a specialist, than the review itself.

School of Mathematics: 

Descartes ile Fermat

Author: 
Robert P. Langlands
Journal
Journal: 

Matematik Dünyası

Volume: 
2
Year: 
2005
Pages: 
-7
Type: 
article
Keywords: 
Miscellaneous

Author's comments: The article is an exercise in the reading of mathematics from earlier times. An explanation of Descartes's solution of the problem of Pappus as included in the appendix "La géométrie" to "Discours de la méthode" and an explanation of a solution to another form of the same problem by Fermat, described briefly in a letter included in his collected works, are taken as an occasion to compare the mathematical styles of the two men and to observe their mutual debt to Apollonius as well as the differences in their depth of understanding of his work.

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