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Steinhaus, Hugo 1887-1972

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Works: 123 works in 575 publications in 11 languages and 5,286 library holdings
Genres: Puzzles and games  Popular works  Biography  History  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Most widely held works about Hugo Steinhaus
 
Most widely held works by Hugo Steinhaus
Mathematical snapshots by Hugo Steinhaus( Book )

153 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematical phenomena and its practical application are demonstrated through the use of games, tricks, and everyday experiences
One hundred problems in elementary mathematics by Hugo Steinhaus( Book )

74 editions published between 1923 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both a challenge to mathematically inclined readers and a useful supplementary text for high school and college courses, One Hundred Problems in Elementary Mathematics presents an instructive, stimulating collection of problems. Many problems address such matters as numbers, equations, inequalities, points, polygons, circles, ellipses, space, polyhedra, and spheres. An equal number deal with more amusing or more practical subjects, such as a picnic ham, blood groups, rooks on a chessboard, and the doings of the ingenious Dr. Abracadabrus. Are the problems in this book really elementary? Perhaps not in the lay reader's sense, for anyone who desires to solve these problems must know a fair amount of mathematics, up to calculus. Nevertheless, Professor Steinhaus has given complete, detailed solutions to every one of his 100 problems, and anyone who works through the solutions will painlessly learn an astonishing amount of mathematics. A final chapter provides a true test for the most proficient readers: 13 additional unsolved problems, including some for which the author himself does not know the solutions
Theorie der Orthogonalreihen by Stefan Kaczmarz( Book )

39 editions published between 1935 and 1955 in 3 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected papers by Hugo Steinhaus( Book )

11 editions published in 1985 in 3 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematician for all seasons : recollections and notesnVol. 2 by Hugo Steinhaus( )

15 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents, in his own words, the life of Hugo Steinhaus (1887@0394@03BC1972), noted Polish mathematician of Jewish background, educator, and mathematical popularizer. A student of Hilbert, a pioneer of the foundations of probability and game theory, and a contributor to the development of functional analysis, he was one of those instrumental to the extraordinary flowering of Polish mathematics before and after World War I. In particular, it was he who @0394@03C6discovered@0394@03C7 the great Stefan Banach. Exhibiting his great integrity and wit, Steinhaus@0394@03C3s personal story of the turbulent times he survived @0394@03BC including two world wars and life postwar under the Soviet heel @0394@03BC cannot but be of consuming interest. His recounting of the fearful years spent evading Nazi terror is especially moving. The steadfast honesty and natural dignity he maintained while pursuing a life of demanding scientific and intellectual enquiry in the face of encroaching calamity and chaos show him to be truly a mathematician for all seasons. The present work will be of great interest not only to mathematicians wanting to learn some of the details of the mathematical blossoming that occurred in Poland in the first half of the 20th@222B@03C2century, but also to anyone wishing to read a first-hand account of the history of those unquiet times in Europe @0394@03BC and indeed world-wide @0394@03BC by someone of uncommon intelligence and forthrightness situated near an eye of the storm
Mathematician for all seasons : recollections and notes by Hugo Steinhaus( )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and German and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents, in his own words, the life of Hugo Steinhaus (1887@0394@03BC1972), noted Polish mathematician of Jewish background, educator, and mathematical popularizer. A student of Hilbert, a pioneer of the foundations of probability and game theory, and a contributor to the development of functional analysis, he was one of those instrumental to the extraordinary flowering of Polish mathematics before and after World War I. In particular, it was he who @0394@03C6discovered@0394@03C7 the great Stefan Banach. Exhibiting his great integrity and wit, Steinhaus@0394@03C3s personal story of the turbulent times he survived @0394@03BC including two world wars and life postwar under the Soviet heel @0394@03BC cannot but be of consuming interest. His recounting of the fearful years spent evading Nazi terror is especially moving. The steadfast honesty and natural dignity he maintained while pursuing a life of demanding scientific and intellectual enquiry in the face of encroaching calamity and chaos show him to be truly a mathematician for all seasons. The present work will be of great interest not only to mathematicians wanting to learn some of the details of the mathematical blossoming that occurred in Poland in the first half of the 20th century, but also to anyone wishing to read a first-hand account of the history of those unquiet times in Europe @0394@03BC and indeed world-wide @0394@03BC by someone of uncommon intelligence and forthrightness situated near an eye of the storm
100 neue Aufgaben by Hugo Steinhaus( Book )

13 editions published in 1973 in German and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Słownik racjonalny by Hugo Steinhaus( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in Polish and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks de lege ferenda on the establishment of paternity and maintenance rights by Hugo Steinhaus( Book )

11 editions published in 1958 in English and Polish and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The establishment of paternity by Hugo Steinhaus( Book )

9 editions published in 1954 in English and Polish and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tablica liczb przetasowanych czterocyfrowych. Table of shuffled four-digit numbers by Hugo Steinhaus( Book )

12 editions published between 1953 and 1954 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instantáneas matemáticas by Hugo Steinhaus( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studentenfutter : 100 Aufgaben für Mathe-Feinschmecker by Hugo Steinhaus( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matematica per istantanee by Hugo Steinhaus( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cento problemi di matematica elementare by Hugo Steinhaus( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sto zadach by Hugo Steinhaus( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1982 in Russian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wspomnienia i zapiski by Hugo Steinhaus( Book )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in Polish and Russian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erinnerungen und Aufzeichnungen by Hugo Steinhaus( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orzeł czy reszka? by Hugo Steinhaus( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in Polish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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One hundred problems in elementary mathematics
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One hundred problems in elementary mathematics
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Hugo Dyonizy Steinhaus

Hugo Steinhaus matemàtic polonès

Hugo Steinhaus matematician polonez

Hugo Steinhaus matematico polacco

Hugo Steinhaus matemático y educador polaco

Hugo Steinhaus mathématicien polonais

Hugo Steinhaus Polish mathematician

Hugo Steinhaus polnischer Mathematiker

Hugo Steinhaus polsk matematikar

Hugo Steinhaus polsk matematiker

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Hugo Steinhauss

Shteĭngauz, Gugo

Shteĭngauz, Gugo 1887-1972

Steinhaus H.

Steinhaus, H. 1887-1972

Steinhaus, H. (Hugo), 1887-1972

Steinhaus, Hugo, 1887-

Steinhaus, Hugo 1887-1972

Steinhaus, Hugo D. 1887-1972

Steinhaus, Hugo Dionizy.

Steinhaus, Hugo Dyonizy

Steinhaus, Hugo Dyonizy 1887-1972

Steinhaus, Władysław Hugo Dionizy 1887-1972

Štejngauz, G.

Štejngauz, G. 1887-1972

Гуго Штайнгауз польський математик

Гуґо Штейнгауз

Хуго Щайнхаус

Штейнгауз, Г.

Штейнгауз, Г 1887-1972

Штейнгауз, Гуго польский учёный

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ステインハウス, H

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