[Todos CMAT] Murió Paul Halmos
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Mar Oct 17 08:17:54 UYT 2006
Paul Halmos (1916-2006)
Paul Halmos passed away October 2 in Los Gatos, California. He was the author of more than a dozen books, many of them familiar to mathematicians around the world, and was acknowledged for his expository skill, both in writing and speaking. He received many awards during his lifetime, including the AMS Steele Prize (1983, for his many graduate texts) and the MAA Gung and Hu Award (2000, for distinguished service to mathematics). For many years, he was active in the governance of the AMS, serving in many positions including as vice-president (1981-82).
En su libro I want to be a mathematician: an automathography
Halmos, Paul R.. - New York : Springer, 1985
(del que hay copias en biblioteca)
dedica varias páginas a su estadía en el IME de la Fac. de Ingeniería, a inicios de los 50.
Además estuvo en Uruguay en los últimos años de los 80.
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