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What is Several Complex Variables?
Year of Award: 1992
Award: Chauvenet Prize
Publication Information: The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 94 (1987), pp. 236-256
Summary: The author explains the field of Several Complex Variables by providing simple yet striking examples of how SCV differs from nineteenth century complex function theory, using a modern perspective.
About the Author(s): (from The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 94, (1987)) Steven G. Krantz was born in San Francisco and raised in Redwood City, California, in the San Francisco Bay area. He was an undergraduate at the University of California at Santa Cruz and a graduate student at Princeton University where he wrote his dissertation under the direction of E.M. Stein.