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The Legacy of John von Neumann

Author: James Glimm; John Impagliazzo; I M Singer; American Mathematical Society.
Publisher: Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society, ©1990.
Series: Proceedings of symposia in pure mathematics, v. 50.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Congresses
Congrès
Named Person: John Von Neumann; John Von Neumann
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Glimm; John Impagliazzo; I M Singer; American Mathematical Society.
ISBN: 0821814877 9780821814871
OCLC Number: 21373235
Description: vii, 334 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: John von Neumann : a personal view / Marina v. N. Whitman --
Remembering John von Neumann / Peter D. Lax --
Nonmathematical reminiscences about Johnny von Neumann / Françoise Ulam --
The extraordinary inspiration of John von Neumann / Israel Halperin --
The philosophical legacy of John von Neumann, in light of its inception and evolution in his formative years / Nicholas Vonneuman --
Von Neumann and the early days of ergodic theory / George W. Mackey --
Von Neumann and ergodic theory / Donald S. Ornstein --
Nonconventional ergodic averages / Hillel Furstenberg --
The rings of operators papers / F.J. Murray --
Operator algebras--
an overview / Richard V. Kadison --
Introduction à la géométrie non-commutative / Alain Connes --
Some of the legacy of John von Neumann in physics : theory of measurement, quantum logic, and von Neumann algebras in physics / Huzihiro Araki --
Mathematics motivated by physics / Arthur Jaffe. (cont.) The mathematical implications of fundamental physical principles / I.E. Segal --
On the principles of large scale computing machines / Herman H. Goldstine and John von Neumann --
Scientific computing : Von Neumann's vision, today's realities, and the promise of the future / James Glimm --
Intermittency of turbulence / Zhen-Su She, Eric Jackson, and Steven A. Orszag --
Supercomputer simulations of the interaction of biomolecules in solution / Enrico Clementi ... [et al.] --
Von Neumann and neural networks / Jack D. Cowan --
Two-person, perfect-information GAMES / Elwyn Berlekamp --
The origins of John von Neumann's theory of automata / William Aspray --
Developments in "The synthesis of reliable organisms from unrealiable components" / Nicholas Pippenger.
Series Title: Proceedings of symposia in pure mathematics, v. 50.
Responsibility: James Glimm, John Impagliazzo, and Isadore Singer, editors.
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