International Euler Symposium
University of Basel, Department of Mathematics
Thursday, May 31st (opening at 9:45 am) and Friday, June 1st, 2007
The symposium brings together an international group of first-rank mathematicians whose research builds on themes and results proposed and treated by Euler. In their lectures they highlight the enduring relevance and emphasize the fundamental importance of Euler's work for 21st-century mathematics.
- Lectures: Alte Universität, Rheinsprung 9/11, CH-4051 Basel
- Pierre Deligne, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA
- Craig G. Fraser, University of Toronto, Canada
- Stefan Müller, Max-Planck-Institut, Leipzig, Germany
- Sir Roger Penrose, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
- Alfio Quarteroni, EPFL École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
- Karl Rubin, University of California Irvine, USA
- Ronald J. Stern, University of California Irvine, USA
- Anthony Tromba, University of California Santa Cruz, USA
- Eberhard Zeidler, Max-Planck-Institut, Leipzig, Germany
- Günter M. Ziegler, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
An evening lecture intended for a general audience will be held at the Museum of Natural History, Augustinergasse 2, on Thursday, May 31st, 2007 at 8.15 pm. In this lecture Craig Fraser will outline some topics of Euler's mathematical work from a historical perspective.
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