The Random Walks of George Polya
George Pólya was one of the giants of classical analysis in the 20th century, and the influence of his work can be seen far beyond analysis, into number theory, geometry, probability and combinatorics. This book serves both as a biography of Pólya's life, and a review of his many mathematical achievements by experts from a wide range of different fields. Last but not least the book finishes with two essays by Pólya himself which focus on how to learn to solve problems, a subject with which he was fascinated throughout his life.
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I've been influenced by Sir. Polya's 'how to solve it'.And now,after glimpsing on some pages of this book that emphasizes on Sit. Polya's life in detail,I know that every giant is ordinary in dairy life but outstanding in brain.
Collaboration with Szego
The United StatesThe First Visit
The Later Years
Polyas Work in Probability
Comments on Number Theory
Polyas InfluenceReferences to His Work
Prizes Awards and Lectureships Honoring George Polya
On Picture Writing by George Polya
Generalization Specialization Analogy by George Polya
Heuristic Reasoning in the Theory of Numbers by George Polya
Probabilities in Proofreading by George Polya
Cast of CharactersA Glossary of Names