Chennai Mathematical Institute

Silver Jubilee Events

CMI Silver Jubilee Lecture

Alladi Sitaram, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore Centre, India

Fourier and Harish-Chandra; the tale of two harmonic analysts

Wednesday, February 4, 2015


In this talk we will first take a brief look at Fourier and his work. Fourier is considered by many as the father of harmonic/Fourier analysis. We then describe briefly the life and work of Harish-Chandra, who is one of the founding fathers of Fourier analysis on Lie groups.