The Abel Year 2006

The Abel Prize Laureate 2006

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2006 to

Lennart Carleson

Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden,

"for his profound and seminal contributions to harmonic analysis and the theory of smooth dynamical systems."

The Award Ceremony
Abelprisutdelingen 2006. Foto: Scanpix

The Swedish mathematician Lennart Carleson received the 2006 Abel Prize from Queen Sonja at an award ceremony in the University Aula in Oslo 23 May. The Norwegian Minister of Education and Research Øystein Djupedal also attended the event.

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Tv-interview with Lennart Carleson

Lennart Carleson interviewed by two mathematicians, Martin Raussen and Christian Skau.


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The Abel lectures

Abel laureate Lennart Carleson gave his Abel lecture at the University of Oslo, May 24. Additional lectures was given by Lai-Sang Young, Oded Schramm and Sun-Yung Alice Chang.


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A Scandinavian Chapter in Analysis
Lennart Carleson,Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Sweden

A mathematical Theory of Strange Attractors

Professor Lai-Sang Young, Courant Institute of Mathematical Science, NYU

Conformally Invariant Random Processes

Professor Oded Schramm, Microsoft Research

Conformal Invariants and Differential Equations

Professor Sun-Yung Alice Chang, Princeton University

The Abel Prize announcement

Ole Didrik Lærum, President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announces that Lennart Carleson from Sweden is the winner of the 2006 Abel Prize

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Carleson and his contributions to mathematics

Marcus du Sautoy, Oxford University, presented the 2006 Abel Laureate Lennart Carleson and his contributions to mathematics at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters 23 March in connection with the prize announcement.

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