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The slides from Marcus Emmanuel Barnes' M.Sc. thesis defense presentation. ...
The slides from Marcus Emmanuel Barnes' M.Sc. thesis defense presentation.
Every four years at the International Congress of Mathematicians the prestigious Fields medals, the mathematical equivalent of a Nobel prize, are awarded. The following question is often asked: who was Fields and what did he do mathematically? This question will be addressed by sketching the life and mathematical work of John Charles Fields (1863 – 1932), the Canadian mathematician who helped establish the awards and after whom the medals are named.
You can download a PDF version of the thesis here:
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