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Kac, Mark

Overview
Works: 115 works in 373 publications in 7 languages and 6,868 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Biography  Conference proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Creator
Classifications: QA273, 510
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mark Kac
Statistical independence in probability, analysis and number theory by Mark Kac ( Book )
37 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics and logic; retrospect and prospects by Mark Kac ( Book )
47 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A description of the historical development of mathematics with a brief survey of high points and trenchant influences, originally published in 1986 by Praeger. A remarkable bargain. Fascinating study considers the origins and nature of mathematics, its development and role in the history of scientific thinking, impact of high-speed computers, 20th-century changes in the foundations of mathematics and mathematical logic, mathematization of science and technology, much more. Compelling reading for mathematicians, physicists, students₇anyone interested in the evolution of mathematical thought. 34 illustrations. 1968 edition
Studies in probability theory by Murray Rosenblatt ( Book )
6 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability and related topics in physical sciences by Mark Kac ( Book )
23 editions published between 1957 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Topics in functional analysis : essays dedicated to M.G. Krein on the occasion of his 70th birthday ( Book )
8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Proceedings of the Summer Seminar, Boulder, Colorado, 1960 by 2D,University of Colorado,1960 Summer Seminar on Applied Mathematics ( Book )
4 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aspects probabilistes de la théorie du potentiel by Mark Kac ( Book )
10 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in French and English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Basic stochastic processes : the Mark Kac lectures by Reza Iranpour ( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability, statistical mechanics, and number theory : a volume dedicated to Mark Kac ( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four papers on probability by Kai Lai Chung ( Book )
5 editions published between 1951 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analytic geometry and calculus by John F Randolph ( Book )
9 editions published between 1946 and 1949 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quelques problèmes mathématiques en physique statistique by Mark Kac ( Book )
6 editions published in 1974 in French and Undetermined and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Integral geometry and geometric probability by Luis A Santaló ( Book )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Integration in function spaces and some of its applications by Mark Kac ( Book )
10 editions published in 1980 in English and Italian and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures in probability by Mark Kac ( Book )
3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures in applied mathematics; proceedings by Summer Seminar on Applied Mathematics ( Book )
in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some stochastic problems in physics and mathematics by Mark Kac ( Book )
4 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The theory of information and coding : a mathematical framework for communication by Robert J McEliece ( Book )
5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This revised edition is a self-contained introduction to all basic results in the theory of information and coding. The volume can be used either for self-study, or for a university graduate/undergraduate level course. Includes many worked examples and several hundred problems for solution. (Midwest))
Discrete thoughts essays on mathematics, science, and philosophy by Mark Kac ( Book )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enigmas of chance : an autobiography by Mark Kac ( Book )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This autobiography covers the life of Mark Kac, the Polish mathematician known best for his interest in probability theory. His question, "Can you hear the shape of a drum?"set the stage for research into spectral theory
 
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Alternative Names
Kac, M.
Kac, M. (Mark)
Kac, Marc 1914-1984
Kac, Marek.
Kac, Mark
Кац, М 1914-1984
Кац, М. (Марк), 1914-1984
Кац, Марк 1914-1984
Languages
English (207)
French (18)
Italian (5)
Japanese (2)
Chinese (2)
Czech (2)
Greek, Modern (1)
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