Chern : A Great Geometer of the Twentieth Century

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Preface
My Mathematical Education 1
The Life and Mathematics of Shiing-Shen Chern, Dedicated to S.S. Chern for the celebration of his 79th Birthday 18
S.S. Chern and I 63
S.S. Chern as Geometer and Friend 72
Shiing-Shen Chern, As Friend and Mathematician, A reminiscence on the occasion of his 80th birthday 79
S.S. Chern at Chicago 88
Professor S.S. Chern, My Father-in-Law 91
Shiing-Shen Chern, with admiration as he approaches his 80th birthday 95
Some Personal Remarks about S.S. Chern 98
S.S. Chern 102
Personal Recollection of Chern at Chicago 104
For the Chern Volume 106
S.S. Chern as Teacher 109
Reminiscences and Acknowledgements 112
Professor S.S. Chern, 79th Birthday Celebration 117
Shiing-Shen Chern's Influences of Value Distribution; Dedicated to Shiing-Shen Chern 121
My Encounters with S.S. Chern 156
On the Normal Gauss Map of a Tight Smooth Surface in R[superscript 3] 161
My Interaction with S.S. Chern 176
S.S. Chern: Mathematical Influences and Reminiscences 179
Riemannian Manifolds: From Curvature to Topology, A Brief Historical Overview 184
On Chern and Youth 239
Remarks Delivered at Chern's 79th Birthday Celebration 242
Some Thoughts about S.S. Chern 245
Some Mathematical and Personal Reminiscences 247
My Teacher S.S. Chern 253
On Being a Chern Student 259
Shiing-Shen Chern, An Optimist 261
Chern, Some Recollections 268
S.S. Chern, As My Teacher 271
Open Problems in Differential Geometry 275
My Associations with S.S. Chern 320
Becoming and Being a Chern Student 326
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