ECM-2008, Amsterdam, European Congress of Mathematics

The eu Congress of arithmetic, held each 4 years, has proven itself as a huge foreign mathematical occasion. Following these in Paris (1992), Budapest (1996), Barcelona (2000), and Stockholm (2004), the 5th eu Congress of arithmetic (5ECM) came about in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 14-18, 2008, with approximately a thousand members from sixty eight assorted international locations. Ten plenary and thirty-three invited lectures have been brought. 3 technological know-how lectures defined functions of arithmetic in different sciences: weather swap, quantum details conception, and inhabitants dynamics. As within the 4 previous EMS congresses, ten EMS prizes have been granted to very promising younger mathematicians. furthermore, the Felix Klein Prize was once presented, for the second one time, for an program of arithmetic to a concrete and tough business challenge. there have been twenty-two minisymposia, unfold over the complete mathematical zone. around desk conferences have been geared up: one on commercial arithmetic and one on arithmetic and constructing international locations. As a part of the forty fourth Nederlands Mathematisch Congres, which was once embedded in 5ECM, the so-called Brouwer lecture used to be provided. it's the Netherland's such a lot prestigious award in arithmetic, geared up each 3 years by means of the Royal Dutch Mathematical Society. information regarding Brouwer used to be given in an invited ancient lecture in the course of the congress. those complaints comprise a variety of the contributions to the congress, delivering an everlasting checklist of the simplest of what arithmetic bargains at the present time. A ebook of the eu Mathematical Society (EMS). dispensed in the Americas by way of the yank Mathematical Society.

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