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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Book Description Academic Press, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0120482517