A few words about Gelfand

A few words about Gelfand ISSN 00623604, Russian Journal of Developmental Biology, 2010, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 198–199. © Pleiades Publishing, Inc., 2010. Original Russian Text © T.V. Gelfand, 2010, published in Ontogenez, 2010, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 239–240. LOSSES OF SCIENCE DOI: 10.1134/S1062360410030112 On October 5, 2009, one of the greatest mathema 90th birthday, he said, “Many people consider mathe ticians of the 20th century, Israel Moiseevich Gelfand, matics a boring and formal science. But every really passed away. His outstanding contribution to mathe good work in mathematics always comprises beauty, matics and works on biology and medicine cannot be simplicity, accuracy, and wild ideas.” He noted that fully measured by usual metrics. He organized and these traits are also characteristic of classical music conducted for many years two seminars famous all and poetry. In fact, all these traits were characteristic over the world, thus contributing significantly to edu of Israel Moiseevich himself. cation. Many of his disciples became famous mathe Mathematics was for Gelfand a way to learn and maticians. He also had a profound influence on the teach others to think clearly and also to speak and people he encountered. write clearly and to the point. I do not http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Developmental Biology Springer Journals

A few words about Gelfand

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