Questions related to the International Congress of Mathematicians that has taken place in Hyderabad, India, 19-27 August 2010

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Work of ICM 2010 Fields medalists (and other prizewinners) [closed]

This is my suggested followup to this question, which I thought resulted in some very worthwhile summaries. Now that we know the Fields Medalists and the other prizewinners, it would be nice for ...
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Work of ICM 2010 plenary speakers (and other humans) [closed]

The ICM is approaching. It would be nice for everybody who feels qualified to give a brief overview of the work of one of the plenary speakers. If anything, this would serve to make all of us a little ...
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The geometry behind the ICM 2010 Logo

The logo for this year's ICM show the inequality $ |\tau(n)| \leq n^{11/2} d(n)$ where $\sum \tau(n)q^n = q \prod_{n \neq 1} (1 - q^n)^{24}$ is the tau function. Wikipedia says this bound was ...