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Modular forms are everywhere: celebration of Don Zagier’s 65th birthday

Modular forms are everywhere: celebration of Don Zagier’s 65th birthday Ono Res Math Sci (2019) 6:15 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40687-018-0175-8 EDITORIAL Modular forms are everywhere: celebration of Don Zagier’s 65th birthday Ken Ono Correspondence: Preface ken.ono@emory.edu Modular forms are omnipresent in mathematics. These functions play central roles in Atlanta, USA arithmetic geometry and number theory, and they have recently turned up in the study of black holes and string theory. Their presence usually indicates a deep underlying structure teeming with symmetry. Indeed, to many mathematicians modular forms appear to be everywhere in mathematics. Don Zagier stands out as one of the giants in mathematics, and he is one of the undis- puted world experts in the theory of modular forms. His magical ability to discover deep modular identities is the stuff of legend. His enthusiasm for mathematics, and his generos- ity has propelled mathematicians and mathematics since he first emerged as a professional in the early 1970s. To celebrate Don’s 65th birthday (a few weeks before his 66th birthday), we organized a summer school and research conference at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics (MPIM) in Bonn during two lovely weeks in May 2017. These memorable events were enjoyed by his students, collaborators, and leading mathematicians. These activities were funded by generous http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Research in the Mathematical Sciences Springer Journals

Modular forms are everywhere: celebration of Don Zagier’s 65th birthday

Research in the Mathematical Sciences , Volume 6 (1) – Jan 2, 2019

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Ono Res Math Sci (2019) 6:15 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40687-018-0175-8 EDITORIAL Modular forms are everywhere: celebration of Don Zagier’s 65th birthday Ken Ono Correspondence: Preface ken.ono@emory.edu Modular forms are omnipresent in mathematics. These functions play central roles in Atlanta, USA arithmetic geometry and number theory, and they have recently turned up in the study of black holes and string theory. Their presence usually indicates a deep underlying structure teeming with symmetry. Indeed, to many mathematicians modular forms appear to be everywhere in mathematics. Don Zagier stands out as one of the giants in mathematics, and he is one of the undis- puted world experts in the theory of modular forms. His magical ability to discover deep modular identities is the stuff of legend. His enthusiasm for mathematics, and his generos- ity has propelled mathematicians and mathematics since he first emerged as a professional in the early 1970s. To celebrate Don’s 65th birthday (a few weeks before his 66th birthday), we organized a summer school and research conference at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics (MPIM) in Bonn during two lovely weeks in May 2017. These memorable events were enjoyed by his students, collaborators, and leading mathematicians. These activities were funded by generous

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