Date: Jul 17, 2013 12:00 PM
Author: Dave L. Renfro
Subject: Re: Please nominate me for Abel Prize

Arturo Magidin wrote (in part):

http://mathforum.org/kb/message.jspa?messageID=9170901
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/sci.math/t6JDaqjaJnE

> The Abel prize has been given to people with a life-time of results
> that were not only impressive on their own, but that have had
> a lasting and deep impact on the subject.


Perhaps it would help to give an example.

Saharon Shelah has not won an Abel prize and he seems to fit the
above description better than Victor Porton. Let's say I want
to nominate someone. Why should I nominate Porton instead of Shelah?

http://shelah.logic.at/

Dave L. Renfro