More mathematical people: contemporary conversations

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Academic Press, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 375 pages
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In the tradition of the first volume of Mathematical People comes another collection of interviews and profiles with some of the most prestigious mathematicians of our time. The chapters tell in the mathematicians own words how they became interested in mathematics, how they chose their specialty, and about their hobbies and personal lives. Each interview has its own colorful character and is full of photographs so personal and lively that they add a new dimension to the readers perception. Easy-to-read interview format Information about academic and personal lives of mathematicians Hundreds of photographs Features key mathematicians of the twentieth century

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Lipman Bers
3
Ralph R Boas Jr
23
Paul J Cohen
43
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