The story of a friendship: Recollections of Arne Beurling

Ahlfors, Lars
June 1993
Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer93, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p25
Academic Journal
Presents the author's account of his friendship with mathematician Arne Beurling. Difference in personalities; Proof of the Denjoy conjecture; First meeting; Beurling's assistance during the author's stay in Sweden in World War II; Work on extremal length; Author's memories of Zurich and Harvard; Misunderstandings with Beurling; Reunion at the Beierbach celebration in Purdue.


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