The 2008 Abel lectures

Abel Laureates John Griggs Thompson and Jacques Tits will give their prize lectures at the University of Oslo, 21 May.  Invited speakers was Michel Broué and Alex Lubotzky.


John Thompson: Dirichlet series and SL(2,Z)

 

Jacques Tits: Algebraic simple groups and buildings

 

Michel Broué: Building Cathedrals and breaking down Reinforced Concrete Walls

 

Alex Lubotzky: Simple groups, buildings and applications

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