skip to content
Science, computers, and people : from the tree of mathematics Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Science, computers, and people : from the tree of mathematics

Author: Stanislaw M Ulam; Mark C Reynolds; Gian-Carlo Rota
Publisher: Boston : Birkhaüser, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ulam, Stanislaw M.
Science, computers, and people.
Boston : Birkhaüser, ©1986
(OCoLC)610554129
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stanislaw M Ulam; Mark C Reynolds; Gian-Carlo Rota
ISBN: 081763276X 9780817632762 376433276X 9783764332761
OCLC Number: 11260216
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 264 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 The Applicability of Mathematics.- 2 Physics for Mathematicians.- 3 Ideas of Space and Space-Time.- 4 Philosophical Implications of Some Recent Scientific Discoveries.- 5 A First Look at Computing: A Personal Retrospective.- 6 Computers in Mathematics.- 7 Experiments in Chess on Electronic Computing Machines: Some Early Efforts.- 8 Computations in Parallel.- 9 Patterns of Growth of Figures.- 10 More on Patterns of Growth.- 11 How to Formulate Mathematically the Problems of the Rate of Evolution.- 12 Some Further Ideas and Prospects in Biomathematics.- 13 Further Applications of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences.- 14 Thermonuclear Devices.- 15 The Orion Project.- 16 John von Neumann, 1903-1957.- 17 Von Neumann: The Interaction of Mathematics and Computing.- 18 John von Neumann on Computers and the Brain.- 19 Gamow and Mathematics: Personal Reminiscences.- 20 Marian Smoluchowski and the Theory of Probabilities in Physics.- 21 Kazimierz Kuratowski.- 22 Stefan Banach.- 23 A Concluding Paean.
Other Titles: Science, computers & people
Responsibility: Stanislaw M. Ulam ; Mark C. Reynolds, Gian-Carlo Rota, editors ; with a preface by Martin Gardner.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11260216> # Science, computers, and people : from the tree of mathematics
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "11260216" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Boston> ; # Boston
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Topic/wiskundigen> ; # Wiskundigen
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Topic/sciences> ; # Sciences
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Topic/ordinateurs> ; # Ordinateurs
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Topic/wiskunde> ; # Wiskunde
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Topic/geschichte> ; # Geschichte
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Topic/mathematiques> ; # Mathématiques
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Topic/mathematik> ; # Mathematik
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Topic/informatik> ; # Informatik
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/510/e19/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Topic/informatica> ; # Informatica
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Topic/naturwissenschaften> ; # Naturwissenschaften
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/872776> ; # Computers
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108176> ; # Science
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1012163> ; # Mathematics
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Topic/gesellschaft> ; # Gesellschaft
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Topic/datenverarbeitung> ; # Datenverarbeitung
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Topic/mathematiker> ; # Mathematiker
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Topic/computer> ; # Computer
   schema:alternateName "Science, computers & people" ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/98388126> ; # Gian-Carlo Rota
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Person/reynolds_mark_c> ; # Mark C. Reynolds
   schema:copyrightYear "1986" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/24663415> ; # Stanislaw M. Ulam
   schema:datePublished "1986" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/198101740> ;
   schema:genre "Aufsatzsammlung"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/610554129> ;
   schema:name "Science, computers, and people : from the tree of mathematics"@en ;
   schema:productID "11260216" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/11260216#PublicationEvent/boston_birkhauser_1986> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Agent/birkhauser> ; # Birkhaüser
   schema:url <http://www.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/tocs/4464621.pdf> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783764332761> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780817632762> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://d-nb.info/850371503> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/11260216> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/Boston> # Boston
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Boston" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Person/reynolds_mark_c> # Mark C. Reynolds
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Reynolds" ;
   schema:givenName "Mark C." ;
   schema:name "Mark C. Reynolds" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Topic/mathematiques> # Mathématiques
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mathématiques"@fr ;
   schema:name "Mathématiques"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Topic/naturwissenschaften> # Naturwissenschaften
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Naturwissenschaften"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/198101740#Topic/ordinateurs> # Ordinateurs
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Ordinateurs"@fr ;
   schema:name "Ordinateurs"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1012163> # Mathematics
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mathematics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108176> # Science
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Science"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/872776> # Computers
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Computers"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/24663415> # Stanislaw M. Ulam
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Ulam" ;
   schema:givenName "Stanislaw M." ;
   schema:name "Stanislaw M. Ulam" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/98388126> # Gian-Carlo Rota
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1932" ;
   schema:deathDate "1999" ;
   schema:familyName "Rota" ;
   schema:givenName "Gian-Carlo" ;
   schema:name "Gian-Carlo Rota" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780817632762>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "081763276X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780817632762" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783764332761>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "376433276X" ;
   schema:isbn "9783764332761" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/610554129>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Science, computers, and people." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11260216> ; # Science, computers, and people : from the tree of mathematics
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.