Science, computers, and people : from the tree of mathematics

Stanislaw M. Ulam ; Mark C. Reynolds, Gian-Carlo Rota, editors ; with a preface by Martin Gardner


  • 1 The Applicability of Mathematics.- 2 Physics for Mathematicians.- 3 Ideas of Space and Space-Time.- 4 Philosophical Implications of Some Recent Scientific Discoveries.- 5 A First Look at Computing: A Personal Retrospective.- 6 Computers in Mathematics.- 7 Experiments in Chess on Electronic Computing Machines: Some Early Efforts.- 8 Computations in Parallel.- 9 Patterns of Growth of Figures.- 10 More on Patterns of Growth.- 11 How to Formulate Mathematically the Problems of the Rate of Evolution.- 12 Some Further Ideas and Prospects in Biomathematics.- 13 Further Applications of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences.- 14 Thermonuclear Devices.- 15 The Orion Project.- 16 John von Neumann, 1903-1957.- 17 Von Neumann: The Interaction of Mathematics and Computing.- 18 John von Neumann on Computers and the Brain.- 19 Gamow and Mathematics: Personal Reminiscences.- 20 Marian Smoluchowski and the Theory of Probabilities in Physics.- 21 Kazimierz Kuratowski.- 22 Stefan Banach.- 23 A Concluding Paean.

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書名 Science, computers, and people : from the tree of mathematics
著作者等 Reynolds, Mark C.
Rota, Gian-Carlo
Ulam, Stanislaw M.
出版元 Birkhaüser
刊行年月 c1986
版表示 Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986
ページ数 xxi, 264 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 376433276X
NCID BA00118332
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国