Convexity and Cone-Vexing

S. S. Kutateladze

This is an overview of the origin, evolution, and basics of convexity. Study of convexity in the Sobolev Institute was initiated by Leonid Kantorovich (1912–1986) and Alexandr Alexandrov (1912–1999). This talk is part of their memory.
Convexity is a topical illustration of the wisdom and strength of mathematics, the ever fresh art and science of calculus.


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This talk was delivered on September 20, 2007, at the conference “Mathematics in the Modern World” dedicated to the fiftieth anniversary of the Sobolev Institute.

Mathematics, abstract arXiv: math.FA/0710.0689

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