Aldo Andreotti

Aldo Andreotti

Aldo Andreotti
Born (1924-03-14)March 14, 1924
Died February 21, 1980(1980-02-21) (aged 55)
Resting place San Francesco de' Ferri
Nationality Italian
Alma mater Università di Pisa
Doctoral advisor Francesco Cecioni
Other academic advisors Francesco Severi
Doctoral students Mauro Nacinovich

Aldo Andreotti (15 March 1924 – 21 February 1980) was an Italian mathematician who worked on algebraic geometry, on the theory of functions of several complex variables and on partial differential operators. Notably he proved the Andreotti–Frankel theorem, the Andreotti–Grauert theorem, the Andreotti–Vesentini theorem and introduced, jointly with François Norguet, the Andreotti–Norguet integral representation for functions of several complex variables.

Andreotti was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study in 1951 and again from 1957 through 1959.[1]

Selected publications

Aldo Andreotti published 100 scientific works, including papers, books and lecture notes: many of them, except all his books but (Andreotti & Nacinovich 1980), are collected in his "Selecta" (Andreotti 1982, 1992, 1994, 1999). In his "Selecta" are also included three unpublished sets of lecture notes,[2] the first one prepared by Philippe Artzner from a course on the theory of analytic functions of several complex variables held by Andreotti during winter 1961 at the University of Strasbourg,[3] the second and third ones taken from two lectures held by Francesco Gherardelli at the "Seminario di Geometria"[4] of the Scuola Normale Superiore during the years 1971–1972 and 1971–1972 respectively, on topics concerning his joint work with Andreotti:[5] despite their nature of unpublished works, Vesentini (1992, p. 5) states that they have brought significant contributions to research.[6]

See also


  1. According to Andreotti's Community of Scholars web site Profile and to (Mitchell 1980, p. 50).
  2. See (Andreotti 1992, pp. 383–432, 433–461 and 463–488) and the premise to the volume by Vesentini (1992, p. 5).
  3. See (Andreotti 1992, pp. 383–432) and the premise to the volume by Vesentini (1992, p. 5).
  4. The "Geometry Seminar" was a seminar on advanced geometry topics held at the Scuola Normale Superiore.
  5. See (Andreotti 1992, pp. 433–461 and 463–488) and the premise to the volume by Vesentini (1992, p. 5).
  6. Precisely, Vesentini (1992, p. 5) writes:-"Ad esse si aggiungono due opere – mai apparse in libri e riviste – che hanno tuttavia portato contributi significativi alla ricerca matematica" (English translation:"Added to these there are two works – never published in books or journals – that nevertheless have brought significant contributions to the research").


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