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Lectures in Memory of Lars Ahlfors
Edited by: Robert Brooks, Technion--Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, and Mikhail Sodin, Tel Aviv University, Israel
A publication of Bar-Ilan University.
Israel Mathematical Conference Proceedings
2000; 158 pp; softcover
Volume: 14
List Price: US$70
Member Price: US$56
Order Code: IMCP/14
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This book presents lectures given by leading specialists on the work of Lars Ahlfors. It comprises an overview of his essential contributions to complex analysis. Written from a modern perspective in contemporary language, this volume bridges the gap between Ahlfors's achievements and today's developments. It offers a good introduction for the researcher and for others who would like to learn more about this area of mathematics.

A publication of the Bar-Ilan University. Distributed worldwide by the AMS.


Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in complex analysis and related fields; physicists; engineers.

Table of Contents

  • R. Brooks -- Lars Ahlfors (1907-1996)
  • W. Abikoff -- Geometric finiteness and rigidity of Kleinian groups
  • R. Brooks -- Some geometric aspects of the work of Lars Ahlfors
  • A. Eremenko -- Ahlfors' contribution to the theory of meromorphic functions
  • H. M. Farkas -- Weierstrass points and the theta divisor
  • S. L. Krushkal -- Spaces of Riemann surfaces
  • M. Sodin -- Lars Ahlfors' thesis
  • U. Srebro -- Extremal lengths and quasiconformal maps
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