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Fascinating mathematical people : interviews and memoirs

Author: Donald J Albers; Gerald L Alexanderson; Philip J Davis
Publisher: Princeton Princeton University Press ©2011
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of informal interviews and memoirs of sixteen prominent members of the mathematical community of the twentieth century, many still active.

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Genre/Form: Interview
Biography
Interviews
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald J Albers; Gerald L Alexanderson; Philip J Davis
ISBN: 9780691148298 0691148295
OCLC Number: 839016921
Description: Online-Ressource (xv, 328 Seiten) Illustrationen, Porträts
Contents: Foreword by Philip J. Davis vii Preface ix Acknowledgments xiii Sources xv One: Lars V. Ahlfors 1 Two: Tom Apostol 17 Three: Harold M. Bacon 43 Four: Tom Banchoff 52 Five: Leon Bankoff 79 Six: Alice Beckenbach 96 Seven: Arthur Benjamin 107 Eight: Dame Mary L. Cartwright 129 Nine: Joe Gallian 146 Ten: Richard K. Guy 165 Eleven: Fern Hunt 193 Twelve: Dusa McDuff 215 Thirteen: Donald G. Saari 240 Fourteen: Atle Selberg 254 Fifteen: Jean Taylor 274 Sixteen: Philippe Tondeur 294 Biographical Notes 319 Glossary 321 Index 325
Responsibility: Donald J. Albers and Gerald L. Alexanderson, editors; with a foreword by Philip J. Davis

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