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Contributions in Mathematical Physics

A Tribute to Gerard G. Emch

  • S. Twareque Ali
  • Kalyan B. Sinha

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. S. Twareque Ali, M. Engliš
    Pages 1-36
  3. Giorgio A. Ascoli, Gerald A. Goldin
    Pages 69-92
  4. Stephan De Bièvre
    Pages 123-146

About this book

Introduction

Professor Gerard G. Emch has been one of the pioneers of the C-algebraic approach to quantum and classical statistical mechanics. In a prolific scientific career, spanning nearly five decades, Professor Emch has been one of the creative influences in the general area of mathematical physics. The present volume is a collection of tributes, from former students, colleagues and friends of Professor Emch, on the occasion of his 70th birthday. The articles featured here are a small yet representative sample of the breadth and reach of some of the ideas from mathematical physics.It is also a testimony to the impact that Professor Emch's work has had on several generations of mathematical physicists as well as to the diversity of mathematical methods used to understand them.

Editors and affiliations

  • S. Twareque Ali
    • 1
  • Kalyan B. Sinha
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsConcordia UniversityMontrealCanada
  2. 2.Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific ResearchBangaloreIndia

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