Kloosterman Centennial Celebration
Universiteit Leiden April 7, 2000 |

Hendrik Douwe Kloosterman was born on April 9, 1900. After studying in Leiden, Copenhagen, Oxford, Göttingen and Hamburg he held a professorship in mathematics at the Universiteit Leiden from 1930 until his death in 1968. Kloosterman made important contributions to mathematics. He is particularly well-known for the introduction and study of "Kloosterman sums".

On Friday April 7, 2000 the Mathematical Institute and the Lorentz Center of the Universiteit Leiden are organizing a

The program for the day is as follows

10:30 | G. van Dijk | Opening
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10:30-11:30 | T.A. Springer | Kloosterman's work
on representations of finite modular groups | |

12:00-13:00 | D.R. Heath-Brown | Arithmetic applications of Kloosterman sums
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13:00-14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30-15:30 | P. Sarnak | Kloosterman, quadratic forms and modular forms
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16:00-16:30 | N.G. de Bruijn | Remembering Kloosterman | |

Reception after the last lecture |

The organizing committee consists of

J. Murre | murre@math.leidenuniv.nl | |

H.W. Lenstra, Jr. | ||

R. Tijdeman | ||

Dr. B. de Smit | desmit@math.leidenuniv.nl |

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