2010 | OriginalPaper | Chapter
Jean-Pierre Serre: Mon premier demi-siècle au Collège de France
Author : Marc Kirsch
Published in: The Abel Prize
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Jean-Pierre Serre was interviewed by Marc Kirsch at the occasion of his first fifty years at Collège de France. He talks about his inaugural lecture, and why it was never written up; he recalls his experience with Bourbaki; he gives his views on the development of mathematics, as well as on other issues. The text is bilingual French-English.