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Boundedness and compactness of composition operators

Posted by on April 21, 2010 in Uncategorized

I’m not an expert on composition operators and I’ve never published a paper on this subject — but I do have an opinion. For some reason I keep on getting referee requests and requests to write Math Reviews for papers on boundedness and compactness of composition operators between all sorts of non-standard and perhaps exotic spaces […]

How to give a good 20 minute math talk

Posted by on March 26, 2008 in Uncategorized

A colleague of mine wrote a nice piece about how to give a good mathematics colloquium talk. It is definitely worth a read. Paul Halmos also has a few words about giving talks. Like colloquium talks, many twenty minute talks are terrible. This is rather unfortunate and does real damage to mathematics. Though not all […]