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Mathematicians : an outer view of the inner world

Author: Mariana Ruth Cook
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Photographs accompanied by autobiographical text written by each mathematician.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Portraits
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cook, Mariana Ruth.
Mathematicians.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)752398999
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mariana Ruth Cook
ISBN: 9780691139517 0691139512
OCLC Number: 276340748
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 199 pages : portraits ; 30 cm
Contents: Adebisi Agboola --
Michael Artin --
Michael Francis Atiyah --
Manjul Bhargava --
Bryan John Birch --
Joan S. Birman --
David Harold Blackwell --
Enrico Bombieri --
Richard Ewen Borcherds --
Andrew Browder --
Felix E. Browder --
William Browder --
Lennart Axel Edvard Carleson --
Henri Cartan --
Sun-Yung Alice Chang --
Alain Connes --
John Horton Conway --
Kevin David Corlette --
Ingrid Chantal Daubechies --
Pierre Deligne --
Persi Warren Diaconis --
Simon Donaldson --
Noam D. Elkies --
Gerd Faltings --
Charles Louis Fefferman --
Robert Fefferman --
Michael Freedman --
Israel Moiseevich Gelfand --
William Timothy Gowers --
Phillip Griffiths --
Mikhael Leonidovich Gromov --
Benedict H. Gross --
Robert Clifford Gunning --
Eriko Hironaka --
Heisuke Hironaka --
Friedrich E. Hirzebruch --
Vaughan Frederick Randal Jones --
Nicholas Micahel Katz --
Robion Kirby --
Frances Kirwan --
Joseph John Kohn --
János Kollár --
Bertram Kostant --
Harold William Kuhn --
Robert Phelan Langlands --
Peter David Lax --
Robert D. MacPherson --
Paul Malliavin --
Benoit Mandelbrot --
William Alfred Massey --
John N. Mather --
Barry Mazur --
Margaret Dusa McDuff --
Curtis McMullen --
John Willard Milnor --
Maryam Mirzakhani --
Cathleen Synge Morawetz --
David Mumford --
John Forbes Nash, Jr. --
Edward Nelson --
Louis Nirenberg --
George Olatokunbo Okikiolu --
Kate Adebola Okikiolu --
Andrei Okounkov --
Roger Penrose --
Arlie Petters --
Marina Ratner --
Kenneth Ribet --
Peter Clive Sarnak --
Marcus du Sautoy --
Jean-Pierre Serre --
James Harris Simons --
Yakov Grigorevich Sinai --
Isadore Manual Singer --
Yum-Tong Siu --
Stephen Smale --
Elias Menachem Stein --
Dennis Parnell Sullivan --
Terence Chi-Shen Tao --
Robert Endre Tarjan --
John T. Tate --
William Paul Thurston --
Gang Tian --
Burt Totaro --
Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck --
Sathamangalam Rangaiyengar Srinivasa Varandhan --
Michèle Vergne --
Marie-France Vigneras --
Avi Wigderson --
Andrew John Wiles --
Shing-Tung Yau --
Don Zagier.
Responsibility: portraits by Mariana Cook.
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A collection of ninety-two photographic portraits, featuring some of the most amazing mathematicians of our time. This book includes David Blackwell, Henri Cartan, John Conway, Pierre Deligne,  Read more...

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[T]he insights in ... [this book] will inspire mathematicians and scientists to come. -- Eric L. Altschuler Nature Mathematicians: An Outer View of the Inner World presents 92 photographic portraits Read more...

 
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