Alexandre Grothendieck: A Mathematical Portrait


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Mathematics students and researchers often react to Alexandre Grothendieck's legendary fame in the world of mathematics by asking just what the man did to earn him so brilliant a reputation. But as legitimate as it is, the question is difficult to answer, because of the particularly abstruse nature of his mathematics and the wealth of notions he introduced, some of which have become so natural and so familiar to mathematicians that it is easy to forget that there was ever an actual individual who first brought them out into ...

Alexandre Grothendieck: A Mathematical Portrait 2014, International Press of Boston Inc, Somerville

ISBN-13: 9781571462824