Robert F. Coleman

American mathematician
Robert F. Coleman in 1983.

Robert F. Coleman (November 22, 1954 – March 24, 2014) was an American mathematician and professor at the University of California, Berkeley. He worked primarily in number theory, with specific interests in p-adic analysis and arithmetic geometry. He is also known for introducing p-adic Banach spaces into the study of modular forms.

Coleman died in his sleep on the night of March 24, 2014. He was 59 years old.[1]


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