<var>H</var>-theorem and beyond: Boltzmann's entropy in today's mathematics
Cédric VillaniÉcole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France
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Some of the objects introduced by Boltzmann, entropy in particular, have proven to be of great inspiration in mathematics, and not only in problems related to physics. Here I will describe, in a slightly informal style, a few striking examples of the beauty and power of the notions cooked up by Boltzmann.