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2002—an Honorary Abel Prize to Atle Selberg

Author : Nils A. Baas

Published in: The Abel Prize

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

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When the Abel Prize was established in 2002 it was decided to award an honorary prize to the renowned Norwegian mathematician Atle Selberg in recognition of his status as one of the world’s leading mathematicians. His contributions to mathematics are so deep and original that his name will always be an important part of the history of mathematics. His special field in mathematics was number theory in a broad sense.

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Title
2002—an Honorary Abel Prize to Atle Selberg
Author
Nils A. Baas
Copyright Year
2010
Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-01373-7_2

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