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Honoring Mumford

David Mumford Ph.D.

National Medal of Science - Mathematics and Computer Science 2009

Mathematician. Algebraic geometry, Vision and Pattern Theory. Pure and Applied math. History and Philosophy of math, Math education. Sailing.

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Honoring Mumford

Mumford's compactness theorem
Mumford measure
Mumford vanishing theorem
Mumford-Shah energy functional
Castelnuovo-Mumford regularity
Deligne-Mumford moduli space of stable curves
Hilbert-Mumford criterion
Horrocks-Mumford bundle
Manin-Mumford conjecture

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Name: David Mumford
Birth: 11 June 1937 The bridges, Sussex, England
Title: Professor Emeritis
Affiliation: Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Citation: "For his contributions to the field of mathematics, which fundamentally changed algebraic geometry, and for connecting mathematics to other disciplines such as computer vision and neurobiology." Presented by President Barack H. Obama in the East Room of the White House on 17 November 2010."
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