Department of Mathematics

Abel prize to John T. Tate

The 8th Abel prize laureate is John T. Tate (University of Texas at Austin). John Tate's scientific accomplishments span six decades and many fundamental ideas and constructions bear his hame...

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...  the Tate module, Tate curve, Tate cycle, Hodge-Tate decompositions, Tate cohomology, Serre-Tate parameter, Lubin-Tate group, Tate trace, Shafarevich-Tate group, Néron-Tate height, to mention just a few.


According to the Abel committee, "Many of the major lines of research in algebraic number theory and arithmetic geometry are only possible because of the incisive contributions and illuminating insights of John Tate. He has truly left a conspicuous imprint on modern mathematics".

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Abel prize's web site