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Un aperçu des travaux mathématiques de G. H. Halphen (1844-1889). (An outline of the mathematical works of G. H. Halphen (1844-1889)). (French) Zbl 0871.01020
Complex projective geometry, Sel. Pap. Conf. Proj. Var., Trieste/Italy 1989, and Vector Bundles and Special Proj. Embeddings, Bergen/Norway 1989, Lond. Math. Soc. Lect. Note Ser. 179, 189-198 (1992).
For the entire collection see Zbl 0747.00028.
The author surveys the life and mathematical work of G. H. Halphen belonging to algebraic geometry and analysis. Special emphasis is placed on his work on elliptic functions. The bibliography also lists some modern sources. Recent articles by Procesi and Xambo-Descamps and S. L. Kleiman should be added [see C. Procesi and S. Xambo-Descamps, Enumerative algebraic geometry, Proc. Zeuthen Symp., Copenhagen/Den. 1989, Contemp. Math. 123, 199-211 (1991; Zbl 0759.14043) and S. L. Kleiman, Studies in algebraic Geometry, MAA Stud. Math. 20, 117-138, 142-143 (1980; Zbl 0444.14001)].

MSC:
01A70 Biographies, obituaries, personalia, bibliographies
01A55 History of mathematics in the 19th century
14-03 History of algebraic geometry
Biographic References:
Halphen, G. H.
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