Hermann Weyl used to be some of the most influential mathematicians of the 20 th century. Viewing arithmetic as an natural complete instead of a suite of separate topics, Weyl made profound contributions to a variety of components, together with research, geometry, quantity thought, Lie teams, and mathematical physics, in addition to the philosophy of technology and of arithmetic. the themes he selected to check, the traces of suggestion he initiated, and his normal viewpoint on arithmetic have proved remarkably fruitful and feature shaped the foundation for the very best of contemporary mathematical research.This quantity comprises the court cases of the AMS Symposium at the Mathematical history of Hermann Weyl, held in might 1987 at Duke college. as well as honoring Weyl's nice accomplishments in arithmetic, the symposium additionally sought to stimulate the more youthful iteration of mathematicians by means of highlighting the cohesive nature of recent arithmetic as noticeable from Weyl's rules. The symposium assembled an excellent array of audio system and lined quite a lot of themes. the entire papers are expository and should entice a vast viewers of mathematicians, theoretical physicists, and different scientists.
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