More Mathematical People

More Mathematical People : Contemporary Conversations

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This volume provides 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 mathematics, how they chose their speciality and about their hobbies and personal lives. This book is the follow-up to "Mathematical People".
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Product details

  • Hardback | 375 pages
  • 224 x 230 x 25mm | 1,240g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • photographs, index
  • 0120482509
  • 9780120482504

Table of contents

Becoming a mathematician, C. Reid; 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.
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