Singer, I. M. (Isadore Manuel) 1924
Overview
Works:  59 works in 270 publications in 6 languages and 4,706 library holdings 

Genres:  Conference papers and proceedings Educational films Filmed lectures History Biography 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, Dedicatee 
Classifications:  QA611, 510 
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about
I. M Singer
 The founders of index theory : reminiscences of and about Sir Michael Atiyah, Raoul Bott, Friedrich Hirzebruch, and I.M. Singer( Book )
 Perspectives in mathematics and physics : essays dedicated to Isadore Singer's 85th birthday( Book )
 Broadsides, pamphlets, etc( )
 And now ladies & gentlemen by Claude Lelouch( Visual )
Most widely held works by
I. M Singer
Lecture notes on elementary topology and geometry by
I. M Singer(
Book
)
58 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the present time, the average undergraduate mathematics major finds mathematics heavily compartmentalized. After the calculus, he takes a course in analysis and a course in algebra. Depending upon his interests (or those of his department), he takes courses in special topics. Ifhe is exposed to topology, it is usually straightforward point set topology; if he is exposed to geom? etry, it is usually classical differential geometry. The exciting revelations that there is some unity in mathematics, that fields overlap, that techniques of one field have applications in another, are denied the undergraduate. He must wait until he is well into graduate work to see interconnections, presumably because earlier he doesn't know enough. These notes are an attempt to break up this compartmentalization, at least in topologygeometry. What the student has learned in algebra and advanced calculus are used to prove some fairly deep results relating geometry, topol? ogy, and group theory. (De Rham's theorem, the GaussBonnet theorem for surfaces, the functorial relation of fundamental group to covering space, and surfaces of constant curvature as homogeneous spaces are the most note? worthy examples.) In the first two chapters the bare essentials of elementary point set topology are set forth with some hint ofthe subject's application to functional analysis
58 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the present time, the average undergraduate mathematics major finds mathematics heavily compartmentalized. After the calculus, he takes a course in analysis and a course in algebra. Depending upon his interests (or those of his department), he takes courses in special topics. Ifhe is exposed to topology, it is usually straightforward point set topology; if he is exposed to geom? etry, it is usually classical differential geometry. The exciting revelations that there is some unity in mathematics, that fields overlap, that techniques of one field have applications in another, are denied the undergraduate. He must wait until he is well into graduate work to see interconnections, presumably because earlier he doesn't know enough. These notes are an attempt to break up this compartmentalization, at least in topologygeometry. What the student has learned in algebra and advanced calculus are used to prove some fairly deep results relating geometry, topol? ogy, and group theory. (De Rham's theorem, the GaussBonnet theorem for surfaces, the functorial relation of fundamental group to covering space, and surfaces of constant curvature as homogeneous spaces are the most note? worthy examples.) In the first two chapters the bare essentials of elementary point set topology are set forth with some hint ofthe subject's application to functional analysis
Ktheory and operator algebras : proceedings of a conference held at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, April 2125,
1975 by
Conference on KTheory and Operator Algebras(
Book
)
32 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
32 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Legacy of John von Neumann by Summer Research Institute on the Legacy of John Von Neumann(
Book
)
14 editions published in 1990 in English and Multiple languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published in 1990 in English and Multiple languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legacy of Norbert Wiener : a centennial symposium in honor of the 100th anniversary of Norbert Wiener's birth, October
814, 1994, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts by
Daniel W Stroock(
Book
)
11 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The unity of mathematics : in honor of the ninetieth birthday of I.M. Gelfand by
P. I Etingof(
Book
)
19 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A tribute to the vision and legacy of Israel Moiseevich Gelfand, the invited papers in this volume reflect the unity of mathematics as a whole, with particular emphasis on the many connections among the fields of geometry, physics, and representation theory. Written by leading mathematicians, the text is broadly divided into two sections: the first is devoted to developments at the intersection of geometry and physics, and the second to representation theory and algebraic geometry. Topics include conformal field theory, Ktheory, noncommutative geometry, gauge theory, representations of infinitedimensional Lie algebras, and various aspects of the Langlands program. Graduate students and researchers will benefit from and find inspiration in this broad and unique work, which brings together fundamental results in a number of disciplines and highlights the rewards of an interdisciplinary approach to mathematics and physics."Publisher's website
19 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A tribute to the vision and legacy of Israel Moiseevich Gelfand, the invited papers in this volume reflect the unity of mathematics as a whole, with particular emphasis on the many connections among the fields of geometry, physics, and representation theory. Written by leading mathematicians, the text is broadly divided into two sections: the first is devoted to developments at the intersection of geometry and physics, and the second to representation theory and algebraic geometry. Topics include conformal field theory, Ktheory, noncommutative geometry, gauge theory, representations of infinitedimensional Lie algebras, and various aspects of the Langlands program. Graduate students and researchers will benefit from and find inspiration in this broad and unique work, which brings together fundamental results in a number of disciplines and highlights the rewards of an interdisciplinary approach to mathematics and physics."Publisher's website
Quantum field theory, supersymmetry, and enumerative geometry(
Book
)
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Each summer the IAS/Park City Mathematics Institute Graduate Summer School gathers some of the best researchers and educators in a particular field to present diverse sets of lectures. This volume presents three weeks of lectures given at the Summer School on Quantum Field Theory, Supersymmetry, and Enumerative Geometry, three very active research areas in mathematics and theoretical physics. With this volume, the Park City Mathematics Institute returns to the general topic of the first institute: the interplay between quantum field theory and mathematics. Two major themes at this institute we
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Each summer the IAS/Park City Mathematics Institute Graduate Summer School gathers some of the best researchers and educators in a particular field to present diverse sets of lectures. This volume presents three weeks of lectures given at the Summer School on Quantum Field Theory, Supersymmetry, and Enumerative Geometry, three very active research areas in mathematics and theoretical physics. With this volume, the Park City Mathematics Institute returns to the general topic of the first institute: the interplay between quantum field theory and mathematics. Two major themes at this institute we
Surveys in differential geometry : papers dedicated to Atiyah, Bott, Hirzebruch, and Singer by Conference on Geometry and Topology(
Book
)
8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geometry and physics : essays in honour of I.M. Gelfand(
Book
)
9 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
9 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Differential geometry; lectures by
I. M Singer(
Book
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6 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lezioni di topologia elementare e di geometria by
I. M Singer(
Book
)
2 editions published in 1980 in Italian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1980 in Italian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The current interface of geometry and elementary particle physics by
I. M Singer(
Visual
)
5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This lecture covers three intriguing examples of interactions between physics and geometry ... preceeded by an interview with Singer ... [the author] discusses some of the historical background of these topics and reminisces a bit about how he got interested in mathematics and science."
5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This lecture covers three intriguing examples of interactions between physics and geometry ... preceeded by an interview with Singer ... [the author] discusses some of the historical background of these topics and reminisces a bit about how he got interested in mathematics and science."
Index theory for skewadjoint Fredholm operators by
Michael Francis Atiyah(
Book
)
9 editions published in 1969 in English and French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
9 editions published in 1969 in English and French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perspectives in mathematics and physics : essays dedicated to Isadore Singer's 85th birthday(
Book
)
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume honors the 85th birthday of our friend and teacher Isadore Singer. We organized a conference to honor this event in May of 2009. The lectures were given at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at Harvard University. Included herein are papers by many of the speakers, as well as contributions from friends of Is. The breadth and depth of these papers reflect the many areas of mathematics and physics that Is has influenced. Over the past 60 years, Singer’s work has transformed many areas of mathematics and physics. Singer is a major force in transforming work in geometry from a local to a global point of view, as well as pioneering the modern interactions between mathematics and physics
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume honors the 85th birthday of our friend and teacher Isadore Singer. We organized a conference to honor this event in May of 2009. The lectures were given at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at Harvard University. Included herein are papers by many of the speakers, as well as contributions from friends of Is. The breadth and depth of these papers reflect the many areas of mathematics and physics that Is has influenced. Over the past 60 years, Singer’s work has transformed many areas of mathematics and physics. Singer is a major force in transforming work in geometry from a local to a global point of view, as well as pioneering the modern interactions between mathematics and physics
The infinite groups of Lie and Cartan by
I. M Singer(
Book
)
5 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The founders of index theory : reminiscences of and about Sir Michael Atiyah, Raoul Bott, Friedrich Hirzebruch, and I.M. Singer(
Book
)
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Index Theory is one of the most exciting and consequential accomplishments of twentiethcentury mathematics. The Founders of Index Theory contemplates the four great mathematicians who developed index theory  Sir Michael Atiyah, Raoul Bott, Friedrich Hirzebruch, and I.M. Singer  through the eyes of their students, collaborators and colleagues, their friends and family members, and themselves." "In addition to their own essays and correspondence  of historical importance  this volume presents a variety of material of a decidedly personal as well as compelling mathematical nature, written by some of their most notable students and longtime collaborators, including such leading current figures in mathematics and physics as Simon Donaldson, Edward Witten, and S.T. Yau. In these writings, one perceives the expansive influence of their work across various fields of mathematics and into theoretical physics." "At a time when the long and illustrious careers of Atiyah, Hirzebruch, and Singer are being recognized with birthday celebrations at Edinburgh, in Europe, and in Massachusetts, this second edition of Founders of Index Theory remembers the late and much beloved Raoul Bott  in the affectionate words of those three men, as well as family members and longtime friends and colleagues. What emerges is the portrait of a compelling mathematical mind informed by a warm and magnetic personality that was both a joy and inspiration to those who knew him." "This volume includes a generous collection of color and blackandwhite photographs  many rarely seen  of the four principal figures together with their family, friends, and colleagues. These include numerous images of Bott dating from his early childhood to his last years at Harvard University." "The Founders of Index Theory, Second Edition is a valuable portrayal of four men who transformed mathematics in a profound manner, and who belong to a class of researchers whose interest and influence transcend the conventional boundaries of mathematical fields."Jacket
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Index Theory is one of the most exciting and consequential accomplishments of twentiethcentury mathematics. The Founders of Index Theory contemplates the four great mathematicians who developed index theory  Sir Michael Atiyah, Raoul Bott, Friedrich Hirzebruch, and I.M. Singer  through the eyes of their students, collaborators and colleagues, their friends and family members, and themselves." "In addition to their own essays and correspondence  of historical importance  this volume presents a variety of material of a decidedly personal as well as compelling mathematical nature, written by some of their most notable students and longtime collaborators, including such leading current figures in mathematics and physics as Simon Donaldson, Edward Witten, and S.T. Yau. In these writings, one perceives the expansive influence of their work across various fields of mathematics and into theoretical physics." "At a time when the long and illustrious careers of Atiyah, Hirzebruch, and Singer are being recognized with birthday celebrations at Edinburgh, in Europe, and in Massachusetts, this second edition of Founders of Index Theory remembers the late and much beloved Raoul Bott  in the affectionate words of those three men, as well as family members and longtime friends and colleagues. What emerges is the portrait of a compelling mathematical mind informed by a warm and magnetic personality that was both a joy and inspiration to those who knew him." "This volume includes a generous collection of color and blackandwhite photographs  many rarely seen  of the four principal figures together with their family, friends, and colleagues. These include numerous images of Bott dating from his early childhood to his last years at Harvard University." "The Founders of Index Theory, Second Edition is a valuable portrayal of four men who transformed mathematics in a profound manner, and who belong to a class of researchers whose interest and influence transcend the conventional boundaries of mathematical fields."Jacket
The Chern Symposium, 1979 : proceedings of the International Symposium on Differential Geometry in honor of S.S. Chern, held
in Berkeley, California, June 1979 by
Wu Yi Hsiang(
Book
)
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This volume attests to the vitality of differential geometry as it probes deeper into its internal structure and explores ever widening connections with other subjects in mathematics and physics. To most of us Professor S.S. Chern is modern differential geometry, and we, his students, are grateful to him for leading us to this fertile landscape. The aims of the symposium were to review recent developments in geometry and to expose and explore new areas of research. It was our way of honoring Professor Chern upon the occasion of his official retirement as Professor of Mathematics at the University of California. This book is a record of the scientific events of the symposium and reflects Professor Chern's wide interest and influence. The conference also reflected Professor Chern's personality. It was a serious occasion, active yet relaxed, mixed with gentleness and good humor. We wish him good health, a long life, happiness, and a continuation of his extraordinarily deep and original contributions to mathematics. I.M. Singer Contents Real and Complex Geometry in Four Dimensions M.F. ATIYAH. ... Equivariant Morse Theory and the YangMills Equation on Riemann Surfaces RAOUL BaTT .. 11 Isometric Families of Kahler Structures EUGENIO CALABI. . 23 Two Applications of Algebraic Geometry to Entire Holomorphic Mappings MARK GREEN AND PHILLIP GRIFFITHS.  ...  . . 41 The Canonical Map for Certain Hilbert Modular Surfaces F. HIRZEBRUCH ...  ... 75 Tight Embeddings and Maps. Submanifolds of Geometrical Class Three in EN NICOLAAS H. KUIPER
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This volume attests to the vitality of differential geometry as it probes deeper into its internal structure and explores ever widening connections with other subjects in mathematics and physics. To most of us Professor S.S. Chern is modern differential geometry, and we, his students, are grateful to him for leading us to this fertile landscape. The aims of the symposium were to review recent developments in geometry and to expose and explore new areas of research. It was our way of honoring Professor Chern upon the occasion of his official retirement as Professor of Mathematics at the University of California. This book is a record of the scientific events of the symposium and reflects Professor Chern's wide interest and influence. The conference also reflected Professor Chern's personality. It was a serious occasion, active yet relaxed, mixed with gentleness and good humor. We wish him good health, a long life, happiness, and a continuation of his extraordinarily deep and original contributions to mathematics. I.M. Singer Contents Real and Complex Geometry in Four Dimensions M.F. ATIYAH. ... Equivariant Morse Theory and the YangMills Equation on Riemann Surfaces RAOUL BaTT .. 11 Isometric Families of Kahler Structures EUGENIO CALABI. . 23 Two Applications of Algebraic Geometry to Entire Holomorphic Mappings MARK GREEN AND PHILLIP GRIFFITHS.  ...  . . 41 The Canonical Map for Certain Hilbert Modular Surfaces F. HIRZEBRUCH ...  ... 75 Tight Embeddings and Maps. Submanifolds of Geometrical Class Three in EN NICOLAAS H. KUIPER
Prospects in mathematics by
I. M Singer(
Book
)
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Prospects in Mathematics, a symposium, was held in Princeton on March 1618, 1970 on the occasion of the dedication of the university's new Fine Hall. Invited addresses were delivered by F.E.P. Hirzebruch, L. Hormander, J. Milnor, J.P. Serre, and I.M. Singer. The lecturers undertook to describe some current trends in mathematics in the prespective of the recent past and in terms of some of the expectations for the future. Among subjects discussed were algebraic groups, quadratic forms, topological aspects of global analysis, variants of the index theorem, and partial differential equations. This volume presents the written texts of those lectures. (Author)
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Prospects in Mathematics, a symposium, was held in Princeton on March 1618, 1970 on the occasion of the dedication of the university's new Fine Hall. Invited addresses were delivered by F.E.P. Hirzebruch, L. Hormander, J. Milnor, J.P. Serre, and I.M. Singer. The lecturers undertook to describe some current trends in mathematics in the prespective of the recent past and in terms of some of the expectations for the future. Among subjects discussed were algebraic groups, quadratic forms, topological aspects of global analysis, variants of the index theorem, and partial differential equations. This volume presents the written texts of those lectures. (Author)
Progress in gauge field theory by
G. 't Hooft(
)
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The importance of gauge theory for elementary particle physics is by now firmly established. Recent experiments have yielded con vincing evidence for the existence of intermediate bosons, the carriers of the electroweak gauge force, as well as for the presence of gluons, the carriers of the strong gauge force, in hadronic inter actions. For the gauge theory of strong interactions, however, a number of important theoretical problems remain to be definitely resolved. They include the quark confinement problem, the quantita tive study of the hadron mass spectrum as well as the role of topo logy in quantum gauge field theory. These problems require for their solution the development and application of nonperturbative methods in quantum gauge field theory. These problems, and their nonpertur bative analysis, formed the central interest of the 1983 Cargese summer institute on "Progress in Gauge Field Theory." In this sense it was a natural sequel to the 1919 Cargese summer institute on "Recent Developments in Gauge Theories." Lattice gauge theory provides a systematic framework for the investigation of nonperturbative quantum effects. Accordingly, a large number of lectures dealt with lattice gauge theory. Following a systematic introduction to the subject, the renormalization group method was developed both as a rigorous tool for fundamental questions, and in the blockspin formulation, the computations by Monte Carlo programs. A detailed analysis was presented of the problems encountered in computer simulations. Results obtained by this method on the mass spectrum were reviewed
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The importance of gauge theory for elementary particle physics is by now firmly established. Recent experiments have yielded con vincing evidence for the existence of intermediate bosons, the carriers of the electroweak gauge force, as well as for the presence of gluons, the carriers of the strong gauge force, in hadronic inter actions. For the gauge theory of strong interactions, however, a number of important theoretical problems remain to be definitely resolved. They include the quark confinement problem, the quantita tive study of the hadron mass spectrum as well as the role of topo logy in quantum gauge field theory. These problems require for their solution the development and application of nonperturbative methods in quantum gauge field theory. These problems, and their nonpertur bative analysis, formed the central interest of the 1983 Cargese summer institute on "Progress in Gauge Field Theory." In this sense it was a natural sequel to the 1919 Cargese summer institute on "Recent Developments in Gauge Theories." Lattice gauge theory provides a systematic framework for the investigation of nonperturbative quantum effects. Accordingly, a large number of lectures dealt with lattice gauge theory. Following a systematic introduction to the subject, the renormalization group method was developed both as a rigorous tool for fundamental questions, and in the blockspin formulation, the computations by Monte Carlo programs. A detailed analysis was presented of the problems encountered in computer simulations. Results obtained by this method on the mass spectrum were reviewed
Recent developments in gauge theories by
G. 't Hooft(
)
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Legacy of John von Neumann : proceedings of the Summer Research Institute on the Legacy of John von Neumann, held at Hofstra
University, Hempstead, New York, May 29June 4, 1988(
)
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Algebraic topology Atiyah, Michael Francis, Banach spaces Bet yetomim Disḳin (Jerusalem) Bott, Raoul, Broadsides Chern, ShiingShen, Continuous groups Differential topology France Gauge fields (Physics) Gelʹfand, I. M.(Izrailʹ Moiseevich) Geometry Geometry, Algebraic Geometry, Differential Geometry, Enumerative Global analysis (Mathematics) Group theory Hirzebruch, Friedrich Homology theory Index theory (Mathematics) Israel IsraelArab War (1967) Jewel thieves Ktheory Lie groups Love Manuscripts, Hebrew Manuscripts, Yiddish Manwoman relationships Mathematical physics Mathematics Motion pictures Operator algebras Particles (Nuclear physics) Physics Quantum field theory Religious aspectsJudaism Singer, I. M.(Isadore Manuel), Singularities (Mathematics) Supersymmetry Thieves Topological algebras Topological groups Topology Unterman, Isser Yehuda, Von Neumann, John, Voyages around the world Wiener, Norbert, Women singers
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Isadore M. Singer
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Isadore M. Singer matematico statunitense
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