Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters awards Belgian mathematician Pierre Deligne with Abel prize of 2013
Thursday, March 21, 2013
The Belgian mathematician Pierre Deligne with of 2013 for his contributions toward shaping . The award includes a 6 million ( 1,026,000, 793,000) prize. , a mathematician from , announced the award in Oslo yesterday.awarded
The Academy gave the award to Deligne for "seminal contributions to algebraic geometry and for their transformative impact on number theory, representation theory, and related fields".
For example, in 1974, Pierre Deligne did a mathematical proof of fourth, one of properties of . This concept is related to analysis of the and the currently unsolved . During the proof of the Weil conjecture, a concept of l-adic was introduced.
Pierre Deligne said, "The nice thing about mathematics is doing mathematics. The prizes come in addition".
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