The Resource Mathematical lives : protagonists of the twentieth century from Hilbert to Wiles, Claudio Bartocci ... [et al.], editors ; translated by Kim Williams

Mathematical lives : protagonists of the twentieth century from Hilbert to Wiles, Claudio Bartocci ... [et al.], editors ; translated by Kim Williams

Label
Mathematical lives : protagonists of the twentieth century from Hilbert to Wiles
Title
Mathematical lives
Title remainder
protagonists of the twentieth century from Hilbert to Wiles
Statement of responsibility
Claudio Bartocci ... [et al.], editors ; translated by Kim Williams
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Related
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
510.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QA28
LC item number
.M38 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Mathematical lives : protagonists of the twentieth century from Hilbert to Wiles, Claudio Bartocci ... [et al.], editors ; translated by Kim Williams
Publication
Note
  • "Based on number 50-51 (December 2003-March 2004) of the journal Lettera matematica PRISTEM, with modifications"--P. ix
  • Originally published in Italian as: Vite matematiche : protagonisti del '900 da Hilbert a Wiles. Milano : Springer, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • net
Contents
  • Contents note continued: Books Published by Bourbaki -- The Generations -- The "Real" Bourbaki -- The Founding Fathers -- Writing and Mathematics in the Work of Raymond Queneau -- From Exercises in Style by Raymond Queneau -- Original Version -- Numerical Version -- Geometrical Version -- Set Theory Version -- John F. Nash Jr -- Nash's Life -- The Myth of Icarus -- Game Theory -- Ennio De Giorgi -- Perimeter Theory and Hilbert's 19th Problem -- Minimal Surfaces -- G-Convergence -- Equations of Evolution and Problems of Free Discontinuity -- Foundations of Mathematics -- Social Commitment and Relations with Other Italian Mathematicians -- A Personal Recollection -- Laurent Schwartz -- "Who Is" Laurent Schwartz -- Rene Thom -- J.L. Borges, The Dream (EI sueno) -- Alexander Grothendieck: Enthusiasm and Creativity -- Bibliography -- Gian-Carlo Rota -- Stephen Smale -- Michael F. Atiyah -- The Age of Unification -- From Algebraic Geometry to K-Theory -- The Index Theorem --
  • Contents note continued: Geometry and Physics -- Conclusion -- Vladimir Igorevich Arnold -- Enrico Bombieri -- Martin Gardner -- Solution -- Le Corbusier's Door of Miracles -- F. William Lawvere -- Category Theory -- Andrew Wiles -- Interview with Andrew Wiles (October 2004) -- Mathematical Prizes -- The Fields Medal
  • Machine generated contents note: Hilbert's Problems -- Hilbert's 23 Problems -- The Way We Were -- Guido Castelnuovo -- Federigo Enriques -- Francesco Severi -- Verlaine and Poincare -- Bertrand Russell -- Godfrey H. Hardy -- Hardy: From A Mathematician's Apology -- Emmy Noether -- Carciopholus Romanus -- Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac -- Quantum Mechanics -- The Foundations of Quantum Field Theory -- Electron Theory -- The Method of Mathematical Beauty -- A Monosyllabic Interview -- The Theoretical Intelligence and the Practical Vision of John von Neumann -- Kurt Godel -- Hommage A Godel -- Robert Musil -- The Country that Went to Ruin Because of a Linguistic Gap -- Precision and Soul -- Too Intelligent To Be a Poet -- Integrals To Grow Lean Again -- The Life, Death and Miracles of Alan Mathison Turing -- "Who Is" A.M. Turing -- Renato Caccioppoli -- Bruno de Finetti -- Works by Bruno de Finetti Cited -- A Committed Mathematician -- Andrey Nikolaevich Kolmogorov -- Bourbaki --
Control code
000046913100
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 238 p.
Isbn
9783642136054
Lccn
2010935446
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.b27160385
System control number
  • (OCoLC)646114251
  • springer3642136052

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