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Kac, Mark

Overview
Works: 136 works in 390 publications in 5 languages and 7,929 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Biography  Conference proceedings  History 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Creator
Classifications: QA273, 510
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Discrete thoughts : essays on mathematics, science, and philosophy by Mark Kac ( Book )
40 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistical independence in probability, analysis and number theory by Mark Kac ( Book )
27 editions published between 1959 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics and logic; retrospect and prospects by Mark Kac ( Book )
45 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 1,011 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 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability and related topics in physical sciences by Mark Kac ( Book )
16 editions published between 1957 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Topics in functional analysis : essays dedicated to M. G. Krein on the occasion of his 70th birthday ( Book )
9 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Proceedings of the Summer Seminar, Boulder, Colorado, 1960 by Summer Seminar on Applied Mathematics ( Book )
4 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aspects probabilistes de la théorie du potentiel by Mark Kac ( Book )
9 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in French and English and held by 213 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
Basic stochastic processes : the Mark Kac lectures by Reza Iranpour ( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 203 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 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four papers on probability by Kai Lai Chung ( Book )
5 editions published between 1951 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quelques problèmes mathématiques en physique statistique by Mark Kac ( Book )
7 editions published in 1974 in French and Undetermined and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Integral geometry and geometric probability by Luis A Santaló ( Book )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Integration in function spaces and some of its applications by Mark Kac ( Book )
8 editions published in 1980 in English and Italian and held by 65 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
Marian Smoluchowski : his life and scientific work by S Chandrasekhar ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures in applied mathematics; proceedings by Summer Seminar on Applied Mathematics ( Book )
in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some stochastic problems in physics and mathematics by Mark Kac ( Book )
3 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enigmas of chance : an autobiography by Mark Kac ( Book )
13 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 39 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. (Марк), 1914-1984
Кац, Марк, 1914-1984
カッツ, M
Languages
English (211)
French (19)
Japanese (4)
Italian (3)
Chinese (2)
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