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More mathematical people : contemporary conversations

Author: Donald J Albers; Gerald L Alexanderson; Constance Reid
Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, [1994], ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of interviews with, and profiles of, some of the most prestigious mathematicians of the 20th century. The chapters tell, in the mathematicians' own words, how they became interested in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
More mathematical people.
San Diego : Academic Press, [1994], ©1990
(OCoLC)622441678
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald J Albers; Gerald L Alexanderson; Constance Reid
ISBN: 0120482517 9780120482511
OCLC Number: 30624113
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1st ed. ©1990.
Includes index.
Description: xviii, 375 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Becoming a mathematician --
Lipman Bers --
Ralph P. Boas, Jr. --
Paul J. Cohen --
George B. Dantzig --
Andrew M. Gleason --
Bill Gosper --
Irving Kaplansky --
Peter D. Lax --
Lucien Le Cam --
Hans Lewy --
Saunders Mac Lane --
Cathleen S. Morawetz --
Frederick Mosteller --
Julia Robinson --
Mary Ellen Rudin --
Steve Smale --
William P. Thurston --
Robin Wilson.
Responsibility: edited by Donald J. Albers, Gerald L. Alexanderson, Constance Reid.

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