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The Legacy of John Von Neumann

The Legacy of John Von Neumann Author James G. Glimm
ISBN-10 0821868160
Release 2006-09-08
Pages 334
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The ideas of John von Neumann have had a profound influence on modern mathematics and science. One of the great thinkers of our century, von Neumann initiated major branches of mathematics--from operator algebras to game theory to scientific computing--and had a fundamental impact on such areas as self-adjoint operators, ergodic theory and the foundations of quantum mechanics, and numerical analysis and the design of the modern computer. This volume contains the proceedings of an AMS Symposium in Pure Mathematics, held at Hofstra University, in May 1988. The symposium brought together some of the foremost researchers in the wide range of areas in which von Neumann worked. These articles illustrate the sweep of von Neumann's ideas and thinking and document their influence on contemporary mathematics. In addition, some of those who knew von Neumann when he was alive have presented here personal reminiscences about him. This book is directed to those interested in operator theory, game theory, ergodic theory, and scientific computing, as well as to historians of mathematics and others having an interest in the contemporary history of the mathematical sciences. This book will give readers an appreciation for the workings of the mind of one of the mathematical giants of our time.



Proceedings of symposia in pure mathematics

Proceedings of symposia in pure mathematics Author
ISBN-10 UCAL:B5111422
Release 1990
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John Von Neumann

John Von Neumann Author John Von Neumann
ISBN-10 082189126X
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Pages 301
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John von Neumann was perhaps the most influential mathematician of the twentieth century, especially if his broad influence outside mathematics is included. The present volume is the first substantial collection of (previously mainly unpublished) letters written by von Neumann to colleagues, friends, government officials, and others. The letters give us a glimpse of the thinking of John von Neumann about mathematics, physics, computer science, science management, education, consulting, politics, and war. Readers of quite diverse backgrounds will find much of interest in this first-hand look at one of the towering figures of twentieth century science.



The Philosophy of Science N Z Index

The Philosophy of Science  N Z  Index Author Sahotra Sarkar
ISBN-10 041597710X
Release 2006
Pages 965
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The first in-depth reference in the field that combines scientific knowledge with philosophical inquiry, The Philosophy of Science: An Encyclopedia is a two-volume set that brings together an international team of leading scholars to provide over 130 entries on the essential concepts in the philosophy of science. The areas covered include: biology chemistry epistemology and metaphysics physics psychology and mind the social sciences key figures in the combined studies of science and philosophy. The essays represent the most up-to-date philosophical thinking on timeless scientific topics such as: determinism, explanation, laws of nature, perception, individuality, time, and economics as well as timely topics like adaptation, conservation biology, quantum logic, consciousness, evolutionary psychology, and game theory.



John von Neumann and the Foundations of Quantum Physics

John von Neumann and the Foundations of Quantum Physics Author Miklos Redei
ISBN-10 9789401720120
Release 2013-03-09
Pages 373
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John von Neumann (1903-1957) was undoubtedly one of the scientific geniuses of the 20th century. The main fields to which he contributed include various disciplines of pure and applied mathematics, mathematical and theoretical physics, logic, theoretical computer science, and computer architecture. Von Neumann was also actively involved in politics and science management and he had a major impact on US government decisions during, and especially after, the Second World War. There exist several popular books on his personality and various collections focusing on his achievements in mathematics, computer science, and economy. Strangely enough, to date no detailed appraisal of his seminal contributions to the mathematical foundations of quantum physics has appeared. Von Neumann's theory of measurement and his critique of hidden variables became the touchstone of most debates in the foundations of quantum mechanics. Today, his name also figures most prominently in the mathematically rigorous branches of contemporary quantum mechanics of large systems and quantum field theory. And finally - as one of his last lectures, published in this volume for the first time, shows - he considered the relation of quantum logic and quantum mechanical probability as his most important problem for the second half of the twentieth century. The present volume embraces both historical and systematic analyses of his methodology of mathematical physics, and of the various aspects of his work in the foundations of quantum physics, such as theory of measurement, quantum logic, and quantum mechanical entropy. The volume is rounded off by previously unpublished letters and lectures documenting von Neumann's thinking about quantum theory after his 1932 Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics. The general part of the Yearbook contains papers emerging from the Institute's annual lecture series and reviews of important publications of philosophy of science and its history.



Notices of the American Mathematical Society

Notices of the American Mathematical Society Author American Mathematical Society
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822005489364
Release 1990
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Motives

Motives Author Uwe Jannsen
ISBN-10 9780821827987
Release 1994
Pages 676
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'Motives' were introduced in the mid-1960s by Grothendieck to explain the analogies among the various cohomology theories for algebraic varieties, to play the role of the missing rational cohomology, and to provide a blueprint for proving Weil's conjectures about the zeta function of a variety over a finite field. Over the last ten years or so, researchers in various areas - Hodge theory, algebraic $K$-theory, polylogarithms, automorphic forms, $L$-functions, $\ell$-adic representations, trigonometric sums, and algebraic cycles - have discovered that an enlarged (and in part conjectural) theory of 'mixed' motives indicates and explains phenomena appearing in each area.Thus the theory holds the potential of enriching and unifying these areas. This is one of two volumes containing the revised texts of nearly all the lectures presented at the AMS-IMS-SIAM Joint Summer Research Conference on Motives, held in Seattle, in 1991. A number of related works are also included, making for a total of forty-seven papers, from general introductions to specialized surveys to research papers.



Lebedev to Zworykin

Lebedev to Zworykin Author Roy Porter
ISBN-10 0195216652
Release 2000-06
Pages 598
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ISBN-10 UCLA:L0088319629
Release 1900
Pages 1730
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Mosaic

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ISBN-10 MINN:31951P010109813
Release 2006-03
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Technology and Culture

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ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105006970284
Release 1990
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Computer Speech

Computer Speech Author Manfred Robert Schroeder
ISBN-10 3540643974
Release 1999-01-01
Pages 313
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Suitable for nonspecialists, this introduction to multimedia speech applications discusses automatic speech recognition, speaker verification, access control, and speech and audio compression for mobile communication and the Internet. The book also covers the basics of human hearing and signal analysis, and includes brief history of speech research. 80 illus.



American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015033851158
Release 1995
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Mathematical Reviews

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ISBN-10 UVA:X006180726
Release 2004
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Cumulative Book Index

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ISBN-10 UOM:39015058373799
Release 1991
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The Computer and the Brain

The Computer and the Brain Author John von Neumann
ISBN-10 9780300181111
Release 2012-06-26
Pages 83
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First published in 1958, John von Neumann's classic work "The Computer and the Brain" explored the analogies between computing machines and the living human brain. Von Neumann showed that the brain operates both digitally and analogically, but also has its own unique statistical language. And more than fifty years after its inception the "von Neumann architecture"--An organizational framework for computer design - still lies at the heart of today's machines. In his foreword to this new edition, Ray Kurzweil, a futurist famous for his own musings on the relationship between technology and consciousness, places von Neumann's work in a historical context and shows how it remains relevant today.



Motives

Motives Author Uwe Jannsen
ISBN-10 0821816357
Release 1994-02
Pages 1423
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