Canada Research Chair in Operator Algebras and Dynamical Systems,
Fellow, Royal Society of Canada,
Fellow, American Mathematical Society
Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
University of Victoria,
Canada V8W 3R4
E-mail: ifputnam at uvic dot ca
"I was reading an article about mathematics. Perfectly pure mathematics. My own knowledge of mathematics stops at 'twelve times twelve', but I enjoyed that article immensely. I didn't understand a word of it; but facts, or what a man believes to be facts, are always delightful." -Mark Twain.