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N is a number : a portrait of Paul Erdos.

Author: George Paul Csicsery; James Locker; Paul Hoffman; Springer (Firm)
Publisher: Germany : Springer, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A documentary filmed in England, Hungary, Poland and the United States over a period of four years presenting mathematician Paul Erdos's mathematical quest in its personal and philosophical dimensions, and the tragic historical events that molded his life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Paul Erdős; Paul Erdős
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George Paul Csicsery; James Locker; Paul Hoffman; Springer (Firm)
ISBN: 3540220178 9783540220176
OCLC Number: 639169442
Notes: Based on: "The man who loves only numbers," an article by Paul Hoffman.
Extra features: scene selection, 20 minutes of additional scenes with Paul Erdos.
Credits: Cinematography by John Knoop ; music by Mark Adler ; produced, directed and edited by George Paul Csicsery.
Performer(s): Narrator, James Locker.
Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. (DVD) + 1 leaflet.
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Other Titles: Portrait of Paul Erdos
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