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Talks on the medal and prize winners

Author: Jürgen MoserVolker StrassenJohn W MilnorMichael Francis AtiyahBarry MazurAll authors
Publisher: Providence, RI : Distributed by American Mathematical Society, [1986]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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A group of four filmed lectures on the work of four prize-winning scholars in the fields of mathematics and computer science: Leslie G. Valiant, Michael Freedman, Simon K. Donaldson, and Gerd Faltings. Subjects touched upon in the lectures include topological four-dimensional manifolds, theoretical computer science, and the proof of the Mordell conjecture.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Nonfiction films
Filmed lectures
Named Person: Leslie Valiant; Michael H Freedman; S K Donaldson; Gerd Faltings
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jürgen Moser; Volker Strassen; John W Milnor; Michael Francis Atiyah; Barry Mazur; American Mathematical Society.
OCLC Number: 23530517
Notes: "International Congress of Mathematicians, 1986."
Description: 1 videocassette (78 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Address on the work of Nevanlinna Prize winner Leslie G. Valiant / Volker Strassen --
Address on the work of Fields medalist Michael Freedman / John W. Milnor --
Address on the work of Simon K. Donaldson / Michael F. Atiyah --
Address on the work of Fields medalist Gerd Faltings / Barry Mazur.
Other Titles: Addresses on the work of the 1986 Fields medalists and Nevanlinna Prize winner
Responsibility: introduced by Jürgen K. Moser.

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A group of four filmed lectures on the work of four prize-winning scholars in the fields of mathematics and computer science: Leslie G. Valiant, Michael Freedman, Simon K. Donaldson, and Gerd Faltings. Subjects touched upon in the lectures include topological four-dimensional manifolds, theoretical computer science, and the proof of the Mordell conjecture.

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