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Fields Medal: Nobel Prize for Young Mathematicians

@inproceedings{Chand2011FieldsMN,
  title={Fields Medal: Nobel Prize for Young Mathematicians},
  author={Sunita Chand and Ramesh Chandra Parida},
  year={2011}
}
F IELDS Medal is often described as the “Nobel Prize of Mathematics” for the prestige it carries. However, there are a number of differences between the two. The Nobel Prize is referred to as “a life boat thrown at a person who has already reached the shore”, because in most cases the recipient is already a ver y famous and well-established person in his field and the prize is merely a recognition, which does not serve as an incentive for him. Critics also sarcastically say that to get it one… Expand