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Julia Robinson and Hilbert's tenth problem

Author: George Paul CsicseryCharles L SilverDanica McKellarMartin DavisI︠U︡ V Matii︠a︡sevichAll authors
Publisher: Oakland, Calif. : Zala Films, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Julia Robinson was the first woman elected to the mathematical section of the National Academy of Sciences, and the first woman to become president of the American Mathematical Society. While tracing Robinson's contribution to the solution of Hilbert's tenth problem, the film illuminates how her work led to an unusual friendship between Russian and American colleagues at the height of the Cold War."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
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Feature films
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Biography
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Named Person: Julia Robinson; David Hilbert; David Hilbert; Julia Robinson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George Paul Csicsery; Charles L Silver; Danica McKellar; Martin Davis; I︠U︡ V Matii︠a︡sevich; Hilary Putnam; Constance Reid; Mark Adler; Tal Skloot; Beau Janzen; Zala Films (Firm)
ISBN: 9780972458856 0972458859
OCLC Number: 191887472
Notes: Special features: Fibonacci and the golden mean / by Beau Janzen ; a production of the Palladian Group (1996) -- Constance Reid and Julia Robinson -- From Diophantus to David Hilbert -- Decidability -- Beyond Hilbert's tenth problem -- Turing machines (33 min.) ; More information.
Credits: Narrated by Danica McKellar ; based on an idea by Charles L. Silver ; music, Mark Adler ; cinematography, Andrew A. Allman ... [et al.] ; editor, Tal Skloot.
Performer(s): Martin Davis, Yuri Matiyasevich, Hilary Putnam, Constance Reid.
Description: 1 videodisc (54:10 min.) : sd., col. and b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Contents: Special features (33 min.) : Fibonacci and the golden mean by Beau Janzen (1996) --
Constance Reid and Julia Robinson --
From Diophantus to David Hilbert --
Decidability --
Beyond Hilbert's tenth problem --
Turing machines.
Other Titles: Fibonacci and the golden mean.
Responsibility: Zala Films presents ; a film by George Csicsery ; produced and directed by George Paul Csicsery.

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"Julia Robinson was the first woman elected to the mathematical section of the National Academy of Sciences, and the first woman to become president of the American Mathematical Society. While tracing Robinson's contribution to the solution of Hilbert's tenth problem, the film illuminates how her work led to an unusual friendship between Russian and American colleagues at the height of the Cold War."--Container.

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