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100 years of math milestones : the Pi Mu Epsilon centennial collection

Author: Stephan Ramon Garcia; Steven J Miller
Publisher: Providence, Rhode Island : American Mathematical Society, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is an outgrowth of a collection of 100 problems chosen to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the undergraduate math honor society Pi Mu Epsilon. Each chapter describes a problem or event,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephan Ramon Garcia; Steven J Miller
ISBN: 9781470436520 1470436523
OCLC Number: 1083699233
Description: xiii, 581 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: 1913. Paul Erdos1914. Martin Gardner1915. General relativity and the absolute differential calculus1916. Ostrowski's theorem1917. Morse theory, but really Cantor1918. Georg Cantor1919. Brun's theorem1920. Waring's problem1921. Mordell's theorem1922. Lindeberg condition1923. The circle method1924. The Banach-Tarski paradox1925. The Schrodinger equation1926. Ackermann's function1927. William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition1928. Random matrix theory1929. Godel's incompleteness theorems1930. Ramsey theory1931. The ergodic theorem1932. The $3x+1$ problem1933. Skewes's number1934. Khinchin's constant1935. Hilbert's seventh problem1936. Alan Turing1937. Vinogradov's theorem1938. Benford's law1939. The power of positive thinking1940. A mathematician's apology1941. The Foundation triology1942. Zeros of $\zeta(s)$1943. Breaking Enigma1944. Theory of games and economic behavior1945. The Riemann hypothesis in function fields1946. Monte Carlo method1947. The simplex method1948. Elementary proof of the prime number theorem1949. Beurling's theorem1950. Arrow's impossibility theorem1951. Tennenbaum's proof of the irrationality of $\sqrt{2}$1952. NSA founded1953. The Metropolis algorithm1954. Kolmogorov-Arnold-Moser theorem1955. Roth's theorem1956. The GAGA principle1957. The Ross program1958. Smale's paradox1959. $QR$ decomposition1960. The unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics1961. Lorenz's nonperiodic flow1962. The Gale-Shapely algorithm and the stable marriage problem1963. Continuum hypothesis1964. Principles of mathematical analayis1965. Fast Fourier transform1966. Class number one problem1967. The Langlands program1968. Atiyah-Singer index theorem1969. Erdos numbers1970. Hilbert's tenth problem1971. Society for American Baseball Research1972. Zaremba's conjecture1973. Transcendence of $e$ centennial1974. Rubik's Cube1975. Szemeredi's theorem1976. Four color theorem1977. RSA encryption1978. Mandlebrot set1979. TeX1980. Hilbert's third problem1981. The Mason-Stothers theorem1982. Two envelopes problem1983. Julia Robinson1984. 19841985. The Jones polynomial1986. Sudokus and Look and Say1987. Primes, the zeta function, randomness, and physics1988. Mathematica1989. PROMYS1990. The Monty Hall problem1991. arXiv1992. Monstrous moonshine1993. The 15-theorem1994. AIM1995. Fermat's last theorem1996. Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS)1997. The Nobel Prize of Merton and Scholes1998. The Kepler conjecture1999. Baire category theorem2000. R2001. Colin Hughes founds Project Euler2002. PRIMES in P2003. Poincare conjecture2004. Primes in arithmetic progression2005. William Stein developed Sage2006. The strong perfect graph theorem2007. Flatland2008. 100th anniversary of the $t$-test2009. 100th anniversary of Brouwer's fixed-point theorem2010. Carmichael numbers2011. 100th anniversary of Egorov's theorem2012. National Museum of MathematicsIndex of peopleIndex
Other Titles: One hundred years of math milestones
Pi Mu Epsilon centennial collection
Responsibility: Stephan Ramon Garcia, Steven J. Miller.

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