2000 Stelson Lecture - Robert D. MacPherson

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Stelson Lecture by guest speaker Robert D. MaPherson

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Robert MacPherson is a professor at the Institute for Advanced Study. He is best known for the invention of intersection homology. MacPherson previously taught at Brown University, the University of Paris, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1983 he gave a plenary address at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Warsaw.  Educated at Swarthmore College and Harvard University, MacPherson received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1970. His thesis, written under the direction of Raoul Bott, was entitled Singularities of Maps and Characteristic Classes.   In 1992 MacPherson was awarded the National Academy of Sciences Award in Mathematics. In 2002 he and Mark Goresky were awarded the Leroy P. Steele Prize by the American Mathematical Society.

 


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Spaces of Lattices

Combinatorics of Polyhedra

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