Brouwer year 2016

Brouwer year 2016

Luitzen Egbertus Jan Brouwer (27 February 1881 – 2 December 1966), was an influential Dutch mathematician and philosopher, who worked in topology, set theory, measure theory and complex analysis. For more information on the life and work of L.E.J. Brouwer see, e.g.,  the entries in BWNW, Wikipedia, KB, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

In 2016, it is fifty years ago that L.E.J. Brouwer died as a consequence of a traffic accident. Various activities will be devoted to the work of L.E.J. Brouwer and his influence on current research in mathematics, philosophy and theoretical computer science.

To mark the occasion, KWG organizes two events:

Moreover, the editorial board of the journal Indagationes Mathematicae and the board of the Royal Dutch Mathematical Society (KWG) decided to devote a special issue of the jourmal to the work of L.E.J. Brouwer.