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Laurent Lafforgue

Laurent Lafforgue is a French mathematician. He has made important contributions to Langlands program in the fields of number theory and analysis, and in particular proved the Langlands conjectures for the automorphism group of a function field.

He has emphasised the importance of investigating the technique ‘toposes as bridges’ in connection to the Langlands program. Explicitly mentioning the work of Olivia Caramello.

In 2002, he received the Fields Medal together with Vladimir Voevodsky. He is a permanent professor at the IHÉS.

Publications, preprints, Seminar notes etc.

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