Kloosterman Centennial Celebration
Kloosterman Centennial Celebration
Universiteit Leiden
April 7, 2000

Hendrik Douwe Kloosterman was born on April 9, 1900. After studying in Leiden, Copenhagen, Oxford, Göttingen and Hamburg he held a professorship in mathematics at the Universiteit Leiden from 1930 until his death in 1968. Kloosterman made important contributions to mathematics. He is particularly well-known for the introduction and study of "Kloosterman sums".

On Friday April 7, 2000 the Mathematical Institute and the Lorentz Center of the Universiteit Leiden are organizing a

An announcement in Dutch is available in Postscript.

The program for the day is as follows

The lectures will take place at the The Lorentz Center, which is located across the street from the Mathematical Institute. In order to attend the lectures and join the complementary lunch please register with Hans van Bemmel by sending email to him at or paper mail at Lorentz Center, P.O. Box 9506, 2300 RA Leiden. We will also organize a dinner, which will cost about NLG 80, and for which you can also register with Hans van Bemmel. We need to have the full list of lunch and dinner participants by March 30.

The organizing committee consists of

J. Murre
H.W. Lenstra, Jr.
R. Tijdeman
Dr. B. de Smit

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