Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica Francesco Severi

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Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica "Francesco Severi"
Established 1939
Key people Francesco Severi
Formerly called Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica
Location Rome, Italy
Address Piazzale Aldo Moro 5,
Roma
Website http://www.altamatematica.it/

The Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica Francesco Severi, abbreviated as INdAM, is a government created non-profit research institution whose principal purpose is to promote research in the field of mathematics and its applications and the diffusion of higher mathematical education in Italy.[1] Its founder and first president, later nominated life president,[2] was Francesco Severi, who exerted also a major influence on the creation of the institute.[3]

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  1. ^ See the Italian law (La Camera dei Deputati & Il Senato della Repubblica 1992) and its later amendment (Il Presidente della Repubblica 1999).
  2. ^ See Roghi (2005, p. 46).
  3. ^ According to De Concini (2005, p. VII) and Zappa (1984, p. 12), who clearly states:-"Proprio in quell'anno 1939–1940, Severi aveva costituito l'Istituto di Alta Matematica" ("Just in that year 1939–1940, Severi constituted the Istituto di Alta Matematica").

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