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Ahlfors, Lars V. (Lars Valerian) 1907-1996

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Works: 123 works in 500 publications in 8 languages and 7,610 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree
Classifications: QA331, 517.8
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Publications by Lars V Ahlfors
Publications by Lars V Ahlfors, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Lars V Ahlfors
Complex analysis; an introduction to the theory of analytic functions of one complex variable by Lars V Ahlfors( Book )
85 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,404 libraries worldwide
A standard source of information of functions of one complex variable, this text has retained its wide popularity in this field by being consistently rigorous without becoming needlessly concerned with advanced or overspecialized material. Difficult points have been clarified, the book has been reviewed for accuracy, and notations and terminology have been modernized. Chapter 2, Complex Functions, features a brief section on the change of length and area under conformal mapping, and much of Chapter 8, Global-Analytic Functions, has been rewritten in order to introduce readers to the terminology of germs and sheaves while still emphasizing that classical concepts are the backbone of the theory. Chapter 4, Complex Integration, now includes a new and simpler proof of the general form of Cauchy's theorem. There is a short section on the Riemann zeta function, showing the use of residues in a more exciting situation than in the computation of definite integrals
Lectures on quasiconformal mappings by Lars V Ahlfors( Book )
38 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 747 libraries worldwide
Lars Ahlfors's Lectures on Quasiconformal Mappings, based on a course he gave at Harvard University in the spring term of 1964, was first published in 1966 and was soon recognized as the classic it was shortly destined to become. These lectures develop the theory of quasiconformal mappings from scratch, give a self-contained treatment of the Beltrami equation, and cover the basic properties of Teichmüller spaces, including the Bers embedding and the Teichmüller curve. It is remarkable how Ahlfors goes straight to the heart of the matter, presenting major results with a minimum set of prerequisites. Many graduate students and other mathematicians have learned the foundations of the theories of quasiconformal mappings and Teichmüller spaces from these lecture notes. This edition includes three new chapters. The first, written by Earle and Kra, describes further developments in the theory of Teichmüller spaces and provides many references to the vast literature on Teichmüller spaces and quasiconformal mappings. The second, by Shishikura, describes how quasiconformal mappings have revitalized the subject of complex dynamics. The third, by Hubbard, illustrates the role of these mappings in Thurston's theory of hyperbolic structures on 3-manifolds. Together, these three new chapters exhibit the continuing vitality and importance of the theory of quasiconformal mappings
Riemann surfaces by Lars V Ahlfors( Book )
26 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 720 libraries worldwide
Conformal invariants: topics in geometric function theory by Lars V Ahlfors( Book )
21 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Advances in the theory of Riemann surfaces; proceedings of the 1969 Stony Brook conference by The Stony Brook conference( Book )
14 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
Contributions to the theory of Riemann surfaces : centennial celebration of Riemann's dissertation by Lars V Ahlfors( Book )
18 editions published between 1953 and 1985 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Contributions to analysis: a collection of papers dedicated to Lipman Bers by Lars V Ahlfors( Book )
15 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Collected papers by Lars V Ahlfors( Book )
12 editions published in 1982 in 4 languages and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Gesammelte Abhandlungen = Collected papers by Oswald Teichmüller( Book )
8 editions published in 1982 in German and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Some problems of mathematics and mechanics : on the occasion of the seventieth birthday of Academician M.A. Lavrentʹev ( Book )
11 editions published between 1970 and 1976 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Möbius transformations in several dimensions by Lars V Ahlfors( Book )
13 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in English and German and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Variational methods in function theory; lectures by Lars V Ahlfors( Book )
8 editions published in 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 53 libraries worldwide
The theory of meromorphic curves by Lars V Ahlfors( Book )
7 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Untersuchungen zur Theorie der konformen Abbildung und der ganzen Funktionen by Lars V Ahlfors( Book )
9 editions published in 1930 in 3 languages and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Collected papers by Lars V Ahlfors( Book )
6 editions published in 1982 in English and German and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Sur les domaines dans lesquels une fonction méromorphe prend des valeurs appartenant à une région donnée by Lars V Ahlfors( Book )
7 editions published in 1933 in French and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Über die Anwendung differentialgeometrischer Methoden zur Untersuchung von Überlagerungsflächen by Lars V Ahlfors( Book )
6 editions published in 1937 in German and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Über die asymptotischen Werte der meromorphen Funktionen endlicher Ordnung by Lars V Ahlfors( Book )
7 editions published between 1931 and 1932 in German and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Lectures in memory of Lars Ahlfors ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Über eine Klasse von Riemannschen Flächen by Lars V Ahlfors( Book )
5 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in German and Finnish and held by 24 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ahlfors, L. 1907-1996
Ahlfors, L. V.
Ahlfors, L. V. 1907-1996
Ahlfors, L. V. (Lars Valerian), 1907-1996.
Ahlfors, Lars.
Ahlfors Lars 1907-1996
Ahlfors, Lars V.
Ahlfors, Lars V. 1907-
Ahlfors, Lars V. 1907-1996
Ahlfors, Lars V. (Lars Valerian)
Ahlfors, Lars V. (Lars Valerian), 1907-
Ahlfors, Lars V. (Lars Valerian), 1907-1996
Ahlfors, Lars Valerian
Ahlfors, Lars Valerian 1907-
Al'fors, L.
Alʹfors, L. 1907-1996
Al'fors, Lars.
Alʹfors, Lars 1907-1996
Āruforusu, L. V. 1907-1996
Альфорс, Ларс.
Альфорс, Ларс 1907-1996
アールフォルス, L. V
アールフォルス, ラース・バレリアン
Languages
English (262)
German (35)
Spanish (10)
French (8)
Finnish (3)
Swedish (1)
Italian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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