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Yau, Shing-Tung 1949-

Overview
Works: 336 works in 1,023 publications in 5 languages and 12,911 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, win, Contributor
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Most widely held works by Shing-Tung Yau
The shape of inner space : string theory and the geometry of the universe's hidden dimensions by Shing-Tung Yau( )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 2,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

String theory says we live in a ten-dimensional universe, but that only four are accessible to our everyday senses. According to theorists, the missing six are curled up in bizarre structures known as Calabi-Yau manifolds. Here, Shing-Tung Yau, the man who mathematically proved that these manifolds exist, argues that not only is geometry fundamental to string theory, it is also fundamental to the very nature of our universe. Time and again, where Yau has gone, physics has followed. Now for the first time, readers will follow Yau's penetrating thinking on where we've been, and where mathematics will take us next. A fascinating exploration of a world we are only just beginning to grasp, The Shape of Inner Space will change the way we consider the universe on both its grandest and smallest scales
A history in sum : 150 years of mathematics at Harvard (1825-1975) by Steven J Nadis( )

12 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Main description: In the twentieth century, mathematicians at Harvard University trailblazed a distinctly American tradition in algebraic geometry and topology, complex analysis, number theory, and other esoteric fields. Written in accessible prose, A History in Sum takes a close look at the contributions to higher mathematics of these extraordinary minds
Mathematical aspects of string theory by Shing-Tung Yau( )

21 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seminar on differential geometry by Seminar on Differential Geometry. <1979 - 1980>( Book )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of papers constitutes a wide-ranging survey of recent developments in differential geometry and its interactions with other fields, especially partial differential equations and mathematical physics. This area of mathematics was the subject of a special program at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton during the academic year 1979-1980; the papers in this volume were contributed by the speakers in the sequence of seminars organized by Shing-Tung Yau for this program. Both survey articles and articles presenting new results are included. The articles on differential geometry and partial differential equations include a general survey article by the editor on the relationship of the two fields and more specialized articles on topics including harmonic mappings, isoperimetric and Poincaré inequalities, metrics with specified curvature properties, the Monge-Arnpere equation, L2 harmonic forms and cohomology, manifolds of positive curvature, isometric embedding, and Kraumlhler manifolds and metrics. The articles on differential geometry and mathematical physics cover such topics as renormalization, instantons, gauge fields and the Yang-Mills equation, nonlinear evolution equations, incompleteness of space-times, black holes, and quantum gravity. A feature of special interest is the inclusion of a list of more than one hundred unsolved research problems compiled by the editor with comments and bibliographical information
Elliptic curves, modular forms, & Fermat's last theorem by J Coates( Book )

19 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Italian and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys in differential geometry : papers dedicated to Atiyah, Bott, Hirzebruch, and Singer by Conference on Geometry and Topology( Book )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on differential geometry by Richard Schoen( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys in differential geometry : essays in geometry in memory of S.S. Chern by Conference on Geometry and Topology( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirror symmetry I by Shing-Tung Yau( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 1 represents a new ed. of papers which were originally published in Essays on mirror manifolds (1992); supplemented by the additional volume: Mirror symmetry 2 which presents papers by both physicists and mathematicians. Mirror symmetry 1 (the 1st volume) constitutes the proceedings of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Workshop of 1991
Lectures on harmonic maps by Richard Schoen( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirror symmetry II by B Greene( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirror symmetry has undergone dramatic progress during the last five years. Tremendous insight has been gained on a number of key issues. This volume surveys these results. Some of the contributions in this work have appeared elsewhere, while others were written specifically for this collection. The areas covered are organized into 4 sections, and each presents papers by both physicists and mathematicians. This volume collects the most important developments that have taken place in mathematical physics since 1991. It is an essential reference tool for both mathematics and physics libraries an
Differential geometry : [proceedings of the Symposium in Pure Mathematics of the American Mathematical Society, held at Stanford University, Stanford, California, July 30-August 17, 1973 by Symposium in Pure Mathematics( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys in differential geometry : differential geometry inspired by string theory( Book )

11 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The founders of index theory : reminiscences of and about Sir Michael Atiyah, Raoul Bott, Friedrich Hirzebruch, and I.M. Singer( Book )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Swedish and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Index Theory is one of the most exciting and consequential accomplishments of twentieth-century mathematics. The Founders of Index Theory contemplates the four great mathematicians who developed index theory - Sir Michael Atiyah, Raoul Bott, Friedrich Hirzebruch, and I.M. Singer - through the eyes of their students, collaborators and colleagues, their friends and family members, and themselves." "In addition to their own essays and correspondence - of historical importance - this volume presents a variety of material of a decidedly personal as well as compelling mathematical nature, written by some of their most notable students and long-time collaborators, including such leading current figures in mathematics and physics as Simon Donaldson, Edward Witten, and S.T. Yau. In these writings, one perceives the expansive influence of their work across various fields of mathematics and into theoretical physics." "At a time when the long and illustrious careers of Atiyah, Hirzebruch, and Singer are being recognized with birthday celebrations at Edinburgh, in Europe, and in Massachusetts, this second edition of Founders of Index Theory remembers the late and much beloved Raoul Bott - in the affectionate words of those three men, as well as family members and long-time friends and colleagues. What emerges is the portrait of a compelling mathematical mind informed by a warm and magnetic personality that was both a joy and inspiration to those who knew him." "This volume includes a generous collection of color and black-and-white photographs - many rarely seen - of the four principal figures together with their family, friends, and colleagues. These include numerous images of Bott dating from his early childhood to his last years at Harvard University." "The Founders of Index Theory, Second Edition is a valuable portrayal of four men who transformed mathematics in a profound manner, and who belong to a class of researchers whose interest and influence transcend the conventional boundaries of mathematical fields."--Jacket
Essays on mirror manifolds by Shing-Tung Yau( Book )

12 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys in differential geometry by 1990, Cambridge, Mass.) Conference on Geometry and Topology (1( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys in differential geometry : lectures on geometry and topology held in honor of Calabi, Lawson, Siu, and Uhlenbeck at Harvard University, May 3-5, 2002 by Conference on Geometry and Topology( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geometry, topology, & physics for Raoul Bott by Raoul Bott( Book )

13 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winter school on mirror symmetry, vector bundles, and Lagrangian submanifolds : proceedings of the Winter School on Mirror Symmetry, January 1999, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts by Cumrun Vafa( Book )

12 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection of articles in this volume are based on l ectures presented during the Winter School on Mirror Symmetry held at Harvard University. There are many new directions suggested by mirror symmetry which could potentially have very rich connections in physics and mathematics. This book brings together the latest research in a major area of mathematical physics, including the recent progress in mirror manifolds and Lagrangian submanifolds. In particular, several articles describing homological approach and related topics are included. Other AMS titles edited by S.-T Yau published in the
Mirror symmetry III : proceedings of the Conference on Complex Geometry and Mirror Symmetry, Montréal, 1995 by Duong H Phong( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents surveys from a workshop held during the theme year in geometry and topology at the Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM, University of Montréal). The volume is in some sense a sequel to Mirror Symmetry I (1998) and Mirror Symmetry II (1996), copublished by the AMS and International Press. Included are recent developments in the theory of mirror manifolds and the related areas of complex and symplectic geometry. The long introductory articles explain the key physical ideas and motivation, namely conformal field theory, supersymmetry, and string theory. Open problems are
 
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The shape of inner space : string theory and the geometry of the universe's hidden dimensions
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Seminar on differential geometryElliptic curves, modular forms, & Fermat's last theoremSurveys in differential geometry : essays in geometry in memory of S.S. ChernMirror symmetry ILectures on harmonic mapsMirror symmetry IIDifferential geometry : [proceedings of the Symposium in Pure Mathematics of the American Mathematical Society, held at Stanford University, Stanford, California, July 30-August 17, 1973Surveys in differential geometry : differential geometry inspired by string theory
Alternative Names
Čcheng-tung Čchiou

Čchiou Čcheng-tung

Čchiou, Čcheng-tung, 1949-

Ch'iu, Ch'eng-t'ung

Chʻiu, Chʻeng-tʻung 1949-

Cju Čentuns

Khâu Thành Đồng

Khiu Sṳ̀n-thûng

Khu Sêng-tông

Qiu, Chengtong

Qiu, Chengtong 1949-

Shing-Tung Yau.

Shing-Tung Yau Amerikaans wiskundige

Shing-Tung Yau amerikansk matematikar

Shing-Tung Yau amerikansk matematiker

Shing-Tung Yau chinesischer Mathematiker

Shing-Tung Yau matematico cinese

Shing-Tung Yau mathématicien américain d'origine chinoise

Šing-Tung Jau

Yao, Shing-Tung 1949-

Yau, S.T.

Yau, S.-T. 1949-

Yau, S. T. (Shing-Tung)

Yau, S. T. (Shing-Tung), 1949-

Yau, Shing T. 1949-

Yau, Shing-Toung 1949-

Yau, Shing-Tung

Yau, Shing-Tung 1949-

Yau, Stephan Shing-Toung

Yau, Stephen Shing-Toung

Шинтан Яу

Яу Шинтан

שינג-טונג יאו

شنگ تنگ یاو

شينغ تونغ ياو

شینق تونق یائو

شینگ تونگ یائو ریاضی‌دان آمریکایی

শিং-টুং ইয়াউ

ရှန်-တုန် ရောင်

구성동 1949-

야우싱퉁

추청퉁 1949-

シン=トゥン・ヤウ

丘, 成桐

丘成桐

丘成桐 1949-

丘成桐 美籍华人数学家

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English (282)

Chinese (12)

Swedish (2)

Italian (1)

Polish (1)