Paul Halmos — Expositor Par Excellence
Paul Richard Halmos, one of the best expositors of mathematics — be it with pen on paper or with chalk on blackboard — passed away on October 2, 2006 after a brief period of illness. This article is an attempt to pay homage to him by recalling some of his contributions to mathematics.
Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)47-xx
KeywordsHalmos Hilbert space operator theory ergodic theory
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- P.R. Halmos, Selecta — Research Mathematics, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1983.Google Scholar
Technical papers by Halmos
Expository articles by Halmos
- How to write Mathematics, l’Enseignement mathématique, Vol. XVI, No. 2, pp. 123–152, 1970.Google Scholar
- How to write Mathematics, Notices of the AMS, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 155–158, 1974.Google Scholar
- The Teaching of Problem Solving, Amer. Math. Monthly, Vol. 82, No. 5, pp. 466–470, 1975.Google Scholar