Dusa McDuff et Katrin Wehrheim, mathématiciennes du mois

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A Fight to Fix Geometry’s Foundations

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Dusa McDuff
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Katrin Wehrheim

When two mathematicians raised pointed questions about a classic proof that no one really understood, they ignited a years-long debate about how much could be trusted in a new kind of geometry.

 Dusa McDuff, a prominent symplectic geometer at Barnard College and author of a pair of canonical textbooks in the field, and
 Katrin Wehrheim, a mathematician now at the University of California, Berkeley


Source : https://www.quantamagazine.org/20170209-the-fight-to-fix-symplectic-geometry/

Mis en ligne le 9 février 2017 par Charlotte BOUCKAERT