Year of Award: 1975
Award: Lester R. Ford, and also the Chauvenet Prize in 1976
Publication Information: The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 81, 1974, pp. 115-137
Summary: The interaction of the subjects of real and complex variables provides opportunity to pose natural and important questions on basic material by applying real analysis to complex function theory and vice versa.
About the Author: (from The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 87, (1980)) Lawrence A. Zalcman received his Ph.D. under the direction of Kenneth Hoffman at MIT, has taught at Stanford and (since 1972) at the University of Maryland; he has held numerous visiting positions. He was awarded the Chauvenet Prize in 1976.