By Paul R. Garabedian (auth.), Peter Duren, Lawrence Zalcman (eds.)

ISBN-10: 0817636528

ISBN-13: 9780817636524

ISBN-10: 0817680853

ISBN-13: 9780817680855

M. M. Schiffer, the dominant determine in geometric functionality concept within the moment half the 20 th century, used to be a mathematician of outstanding breadth, whose paintings ranged over such parts as univalent features, conformal mapping, Riemann surfaces, partial differential equations, capability idea, fluid dynamics, and the idea of relativity. he's top remembered for the strong variational equipment he constructed and utilized to extremal difficulties in a large choice of medical fields

Spanning seven a long time, the papers accumulated in those volumes symbolize a few of Schiffer's so much enduring ideas. professional commentaries offer useful historical past and survey next advancements. additionally incorporated are an entire bibliography and a number of other appreciations of Schiffer's effect by way of collaborators and different admirers.