Julia Robinson

Julia Robinson

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Julia Hall Bowman Robinson was an American mathematician best known for her work on decision problems and Hilbert's Tenth Problem. Robinson was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Ralph Bowers Bowman and Helen Bowman. Her older sister is the mathematical popularizer and biographer Constance Reid. The family moved to Arizona and then to San Diego when the girls were a few years old. Julia attended San Diego High. She entered San Diego State University in 1936 and transferred as a senior to University of California, Berkeley in 1939. She received her BA degree in 1940 and continued in graduate studies. She received the Ph.D. degree in 1948 under Alfred Tarski with a dissertation on "Definability and Decision Problems in Arithmetic"show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134949531
  • 9786134949538