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I want to be a mathematician : a conversation with Paul Halmos

Author: George Paul CsicseryPeter RenzPaul R HalmosRobert BekesDavid EisenbudAll authors
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Mathematical Association of America, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : CD for computer : Document : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : English : [Full screen]View all editions and formats
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In this interview, Paul Halmos, talks about his thoughts on mathematics, how to teach mathematics and also how to write about it.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Interviews
Filmed interviews
Biographical films
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Paul R Halmos; Paul R Halmos
Material Type: Document, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Paul Csicsery; Peter Renz; Paul R Halmos; Robert Bekes; David Eisenbud; Jean Pedersen; Donald Sarason; Zala Films (Firm); Mathematical Association of America.; Educational Advancement Foundation.
ISBN: 0883859092 9780883859094
OCLC Number: 370611040
Notes: "Funded by The Educational Advancement Foundation and the Mathematical Association of America"--Container.
Disc label states incorrect running time of 41 min.
Special features: Extra scenes: Who am I?; Mathematician, teacher, communicator; Work, preparation, and spontaneity; Paul Halmos at SCU; Style. DVD-ROM content: Automathography selections.pdf, Halmos interviews and articles.pdf.
Credits: Cinematagraphy, Hilary Morgan, Skip Sweeney, Neal Morrison; music performed by Galina Danilova; editor and graphic artist, Andrea Hale.
Performer(s): Interviewer, Peter Renz; participants, Robert Bekes, David Eisenbud, Jean J. Pedersen, Donald Sarason.
Event notes: Recorded on August 4, 1999.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 44 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; full screen presentation.; System requirements for DVD-ROM features: Windows or Macintosh with DVD-ROM drive.
Responsibility: [a film by George Csicsery] ; a production of Zala FIlms ; produced and directed by George Paul Csicsery.

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In this interview, Paul Halmos, talks about his thoughts on mathematics, how to teach mathematics and also how to write about it.

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