The 1989 Kyoto Prize Workshops

Mathematics - the Incessant Search after New Truth and Beauty

Izrail Moiseevich Gelfand

/  Mathematician

Basic Sciences

Mathematical Sciences(Including Pure Mathematics)

1989

11 /12 Sun

13:00 - 17:15

Place: Kyoto International Conference Center

Address:Takaragaike, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0001 Japan

Finished

Program

13:00
Opening Remarks Tadao Oda Chairman, Kyoto Prize Screening Committee in Basic Sciences:
Professor, Faculty of Science, University of Tohoku
Greetings Kazuo Inamori President, The Inamori Foundation
Heisuke Hironaka Chairman, Kyoto Prize Committee in Basic Sciences:Professor, Harvard University
Introduction of Achievements Toshikazu Sunada
13:15
Lecture Izrail Moiseevich Gelfand
Laureate in Basic Sciences
“A-discriminants and their quantization”
14:00
Lecture Kyoji Saito
Member, Kyoto Prize Screening Committee in Basic Sciences;
Professor, Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Kyoto University
“Discrete groups and moduli”
14:50
Intermission
15:10
Lecture Toshio Oshima
Professor, Faculty of Science, the University of Tokyo
“Harmonic Analysis on Semisimple Symmetric Spaces”
16:00
Lecture Kazuhiko Aomoto
Professor, Faculty of Science, Nagoya University
“Connection Problems in holonomic q-difference equations”
16:50
Question and Answer
17:15
Closing

Laureates

Izrail Moiseevich Gelfand

Mathematician

One of the highest authorities in modern mathematical sciences. Through his pioneering and monumental work in mathematical sciences, especially in functional analysis-which has experienced tremendous development this century and not only affected other areas of mathematics but has also provided indispensable mathematical tools for the physics of elementary particles and quantum mechanics-he has brought up and inspired many prominent mathematicians in the course of his creative career. He has provided key ideas and deep insights to the whole of mathematical sciences and made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the field.

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date
November 12, 1989
place
Kyoto International Conference Center 
Chairperson
Toshikazu Sunada Member, Kyoto Prize Screening Committee in Basic Sciences; Professor, Faculty of Science, Nagoya University