Thompson, Tony

  Professor Emeritus

  PhD - University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (1963)
  BSc - University College, London (1959)

  Mail: Address
  e-mail: tony@mathstat.dal.ca
  Office: Chase Room 315
  Tel: (902) 494-3677
  Fax: (902) 494-5130
  Homepage:  Dr. Tony Thompson's Website

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  • Research Interests:

    • Minkowski Geometry
    • Convexity
    • Geometry of Banach Spaces
  • Selected Recent Publications:

    • (with J.C. Alvarez Paiva) On the perimeter and area of the unit disk,
      Amer. Math. Monthly 112 (2005) 141-154.


    • (with J. C. Alvarez Paiva) Volumes on normed and Finsler spaces,
      In "A Sampler of Riemann-Finsler Geometry" (D. Bao, R.L. Bryant, S.-S.
      Chern, Z. Shen Eds.) pp1-48, MSRI Publ. 50, Cambridge University Press
      2004.


    • Convex sets, in Vol. 3 of Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Tech-
      nology, 3rd ed. editor-in-chief Robert A. Meyers, mathematics ed. Joseph
      Kung, Academic Press, San Diego, (2001). pp. 717-737.


    • Geometric means of ellipsoids and other convex bodies, Rend. Circ.
      Mat. Palermo Series II Suppl. 65 (2000) 179-191
    • .

    • On Benson's de nition of area in Minkowski space, Canadian Math
      Bull. 42 (2) (1999) 237- 247.


  • Research Group: Analysis

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