THE LIFE AND WORKS OF RAOUL BOTT

@article{Tu2017THELA,
  title={THE LIFE AND WORKS OF RAOUL BOTT},
  author={L. Tu},
  journal={arXiv: History and Overview},
  year={2017},
  pages={41-59}
}
  • L. Tu
  • Published 2017
  • History, Mathematics
  • arXiv: History and Overview
Raoul Bott passed away on December 20, 2005. In a career spanning five decades, he has wrought profound changes on the landscape of geometry and topology. It is a daunting task to improve upon his own reminiscences [B3], [B4], [B1] and commentaries on papers [B5], punctuated as they are by insight, colorful turns of phrases, and amusing anecdotes. This article is an updated reprint of one that first appeared in the book The Founders of Index Theory: Reminiscences of Atiyah, Bott, Hirzebruch… Expand

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