Mathematics at Berkeley: A History

Mathematics at Berkeley: A History

by Calvin C. Moore
     
 

ISBN-10: 1568813023

ISBN-13: 9781568813028

Pub. Date: 03/17/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this fascinating history of the mathematics department at the University of California, Berkeley, Moore describes how this institution evolved from a single facutly member at a financially-troubled private college into a major research center that is ranked among the very best in the USA and in the world. Moore's account spans from its origins in the 1850s to

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In this fascinating history of the mathematics department at the University of California, Berkeley, Moore describes how this institution evolved from a single facutly member at a financially-troubled private college into a major research center that is ranked among the very best in the USA and in the world. Moore's account spans from its origins in the 1850s to the establishment and early years of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) in the early to mid 1980s.

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ISBN-13:
9781568813028
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/17/2007
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

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