Ahlfors, Lars V. (Lars Valerian) 19071996
Overview
Works:  84 works in 593 publications in 10 languages and 8,597 library holdings 

Genres:  Conference papers and proceedings Biography 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Honoree, Other 
Classifications:  QA331, 517.8 
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Most widely held works about
Lars V Ahlfors
 Complex analysis, Joensuu 1978 : proceedings of the Colloquium on Complex Analysis, Joensuu, Finland, August 2427, 1978 by Ilpo Laine( Book )
 Lectures in memory of Lars Ahlfors( Book )
 Lars Ahlfors : at the summit of mathematics by Olli Lehto( Book )
 Tieteen huipulla : Lars Ahlforsin elämä by Olli Lehto( Book )
 Ahlfors, Lars Valerian : Complex Analysis, Conformal Mapping( )
 Papers of Lars Valerian Ahlfors by Lars V Ahlfors( )
 Lars Valerian Ahlfors( )
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Most widely held works by
Lars V Ahlfors
Complex analysis; an introduction to the theory of analytic functions of one complex variable by
Lars V Ahlfors(
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119 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A standard source of information of functions of one complex variable, this text has retained its wide popularity in this field by being consistently rigorous without becoming needlessly concerned with advanced or overspecialized material. Difficult points have been clarified, the book has been reviewed for accuracy, and notations and terminology have been modernized. Chapter 2, Complex Functions, features a brief section on the change of length and area under conformal mapping, and much of Chapter 8, GlobalAnalytic Functions, has been rewritten in order to introduce readers to the terminology of germs and sheaves while still emphasizing that classical concepts are the backbone of the theory. Chapter 4, Complex Integration, now includes a new and simpler proof of the general form of Cauchy's theorem. There is a short section on the Riemann zeta function, showing the use of residues in a more exciting situation than in the computation of definite integrals
119 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A standard source of information of functions of one complex variable, this text has retained its wide popularity in this field by being consistently rigorous without becoming needlessly concerned with advanced or overspecialized material. Difficult points have been clarified, the book has been reviewed for accuracy, and notations and terminology have been modernized. Chapter 2, Complex Functions, features a brief section on the change of length and area under conformal mapping, and much of Chapter 8, GlobalAnalytic Functions, has been rewritten in order to introduce readers to the terminology of germs and sheaves while still emphasizing that classical concepts are the backbone of the theory. Chapter 4, Complex Integration, now includes a new and simpler proof of the general form of Cauchy's theorem. There is a short section on the Riemann zeta function, showing the use of residues in a more exciting situation than in the computation of definite integrals
Lectures on quasiconformal mappings by
Lars V Ahlfors(
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54 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lars Ahlfors's Lectures on Quasiconformal Mappings, based on a course he gave at Harvard University in the spring term of 1964, was first published in 1966 and was soon recognized as the classic it was shortly destined to become. These lectures develop the theory of quasiconformal mappings from scratch, give a selfcontained treatment of the Beltrami equation, and cover the basic properties of Teichmüller spaces, including the Bers embedding and the Teichmüller curve. It is remarkable how Ahlfors goes straight to the heart of the matter, presenting major results with a minimum set of prerequisites. Many graduate students and other mathematicians have learned the foundations of the theories of quasiconformal mappings and Teichmüller spaces from these lecture notes. This edition includes three new chapters. The first, written by Earle and Kra, describes further developments in the theory of Teichmüller spaces and provides many references to the vast literature on Teichmüller spaces and quasiconformal mappings. The second, by Shishikura, describes how quasiconformal mappings have revitalized the subject of complex dynamics. The third, by Hubbard, illustrates the role of these mappings in Thurston's theory of hyperbolic structures on 3manifolds. Together, these three new chapters exhibit the continuing vitality and importance of the theory of quasiconformal mappings
54 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lars Ahlfors's Lectures on Quasiconformal Mappings, based on a course he gave at Harvard University in the spring term of 1964, was first published in 1966 and was soon recognized as the classic it was shortly destined to become. These lectures develop the theory of quasiconformal mappings from scratch, give a selfcontained treatment of the Beltrami equation, and cover the basic properties of Teichmüller spaces, including the Bers embedding and the Teichmüller curve. It is remarkable how Ahlfors goes straight to the heart of the matter, presenting major results with a minimum set of prerequisites. Many graduate students and other mathematicians have learned the foundations of the theories of quasiconformal mappings and Teichmüller spaces from these lecture notes. This edition includes three new chapters. The first, written by Earle and Kra, describes further developments in the theory of Teichmüller spaces and provides many references to the vast literature on Teichmüller spaces and quasiconformal mappings. The second, by Shishikura, describes how quasiconformal mappings have revitalized the subject of complex dynamics. The third, by Hubbard, illustrates the role of these mappings in Thurston's theory of hyperbolic structures on 3manifolds. Together, these three new chapters exhibit the continuing vitality and importance of the theory of quasiconformal mappings
Riemann surfaces by
Lars V Ahlfors(
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35 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
35 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Conformal invariants: topics in geometric function theory by
Lars V Ahlfors(
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24 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
24 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Advances in the theory of Riemann surfaces; proceedings of the 1969 Stony Brook conference by The Stony Brook conference(
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19 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intended for researchers in Riemann surfaces, this volume summarizes a significant portion of the work done in the field during the years 1966 to 1971
19 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intended for researchers in Riemann surfaces, this volume summarizes a significant portion of the work done in the field during the years 1966 to 1971
Contributions to the theory of Riemann surfaces : centennial celebration of Riemann's dissertation by
Lars V Ahlfors(
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33 editions published between 1953 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
33 editions published between 1953 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contributions to analysis: a collection of papers dedicated to Lipman Bers by
Lipman Bers(
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16 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
16 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Möbius transformations in several dimensions by
Lars V Ahlfors(
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19 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
19 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Variational methods in function theory; lectures by
Lars V Ahlfors(
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11 editions published in 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published in 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Über die asymptotischen Werte der ganzen Funktionen endlicher Ordnung by
Lars V Ahlfors(
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12 editions published between 1929 and 1932 in German and Finnish and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1929 and 1932 in German and Finnish and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The theory of meromorphic curves by
Lars V Ahlfors(
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8 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
8 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Untersuchungen zur Theorie der konformen Abbildung und der ganzen Funktionen by
Lars V Ahlfors(
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11 editions published in 1930 in 3 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published in 1930 in 3 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some problems of mathematics and mechanics : on the occasion of the seventieth birthday of academician M.A. Lavrentʹev by
Lars V Ahlfors(
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12 editions published between 1970 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1970 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sur les domaines dans lesquels une fonction méromorphe prend des valeurs appartenant à une région donnée by
Lars V Ahlfors(
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11 editions published in 1933 in French and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published in 1933 in French and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Über die Anwendung differentialgeometrischer Methoden zur Untersuchung von Überlagerungsflächen by
Lars V Ahlfors(
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8 editions published in 1937 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
8 editions published in 1937 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures in memory of Lars Ahlfors(
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4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extremalprobleme in der Funktionentheorie by
Lars V Ahlfors(
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5 editions published in 1958 in German and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1958 in German and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tieteen huipulla : Lars Ahlforsin elämä by
Olli Lehto(
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1 edition published in 2013 in Finnish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 2013 in Finnish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complex analysis, Joensuu 1978 : proceedings of the Colloquium on Complex Analysis, Joensuu, Finland, August 2427, 1978 by
Ilpo Laine(
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1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The articles in this volume are for the most part research articles related mainly to the theory of quasiconformal and quasiregular mappings, Riemann surfaces and potential theory. They have resulted from talks delivered at the 13th Nevanlinna Colloquium, which was also a celebration of the 80th birthday of Lars V. Ahlfors: hence many articles in this volume reflect his mathematical interests
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The articles in this volume are for the most part research articles related mainly to the theory of quasiconformal and quasiregular mappings, Riemann surfaces and potential theory. They have resulted from talks delivered at the 13th Nevanlinna Colloquium, which was also a celebration of the 80th birthday of Lars V. Ahlfors: hence many articles in this volume reflect his mathematical interests
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Related Identities
 Sario, Leo Editor
 Bers, Lipman Honoree Dedicatee
 Laine, Ilpo Other Editor
 Rickman, S. Other
 Sorvali, Tuomas 1944 Other
 Shortt, Rae Michael Editor
 Gehring, Frederick W. Author Editor
 Teichmüller, Oswald 19131943 Author
 Earle, Clifford J. Contributor
 Brooks, Robert 1952 Editor
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Ahlfors, Lars V.(Lars Valerian), Algebra Analytic functions Bers, Lipman Calculus of variations Canada Conformal invariants Conformal mapping Curves, Algebraic Finland Functional analysis Functions, Meromorphic Functions of complex variables Functions of real variables Functions of several complex variables Geometric function theory Geometry, Differential Geometry, Hyperbolic Global analysis (Mathematics) Lavrentʹev, M. A.(Mikhail Alekseevich), MassachusettsCambridge Mathematical analysis Mathematicians Mathematics MathematicsResearch MathematicsStudy and teaching (Higher) Matrix groups Mechanics Möbius transformations Power series Quasiconformal mappings Riemann surfaces Scientists Surfaces, Representation of Topology United States
Alternative Names
Ahlfors, L.
Ahlfors, L. 19071996
Ahlfors, L. V.
Ahlfors, L.V. 19071996
Ahlfors, L. V. (Lars Valerian), 19071996
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Ahlfors Lars 19071996
Ahlfors, Lars V.
Ahlfors, Lars V. 1907
Ahlfors, Lars V. 19071996
Ahlfors, Lars V. (Lars Valerian)
Ahlfors, Lars V. (Lars Valerian), 1907
Ahlfors, Lars V. (Lars Valerian), 19071996
Ahlfors, Lars Valerian
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Al'fors, L.
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לארס אלפורס
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لارس آلفورس
لارس أهلفورس
لارس آہلفورز
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アールフォルス, L. V.
アールフォルス, ラース・バレリアン
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