Mathematician:Robert Phelan Langlands

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Mathematician

Canadian mathematician mainly working in number theory and representation theory.

Founder of the Langlands program, a vast web of conjectures and results connecting representation theory and automorphic forms to the study of Galois groups in number theory.


Nationality

Canadian


History

  • Born: 6 October 1936 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada


Theorems and Definitions


Publications

  • 1967: Euler Products
  • 1976: On the Functional Equations Satisfied by Eisenstein Series
  • 1980: Base Change for $\GL 2$


Sources