More Mathematical People : Contemporary Conversations
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".
- Hardback | 375 pages
- 224 x 230 x 25mm | 1,240g
- 01 Sep 1993
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
- photographs, index
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.