The Neumann Compendium

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789810222017
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/28/1995
  • Series: World Scientific Series in 20th Century
  • Pages: 760
  • Product dimensions: 6.88 (w) x 10.08 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
John von Neumann, 1903-1957
Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics 4
The Logic of Quantum Mechanics 103
Quantum Logics (Strict- and Probability-Logics) 124
Proof of the Quasi-Ergodic Hypothesis 131
Operator Methods in Classical Mechanics, II 144
Algebra of Functional Operations and Theory of Normal Operators 182
On Rings of Operators 244
On Rings of Operators II 358
On Rings of Operators III 361
On Rings of Operators IV 364
On Rings of Operators. Reduction Theory 369
Theory of Shock Waves 378
Use of Variational Methods in Hydrodynamics 403
Theory of Games and Economic Behavior 409
On the Principles of Large Scale Computing Machines 494
The General and Logical Theory of Automata 526
Probabilistic Logics and the Synthesis of Reliable Organisms from Unreliable Components 567
The Mathematician 618
Method in the Physical Sciences 627
Impact of Atomic Energy on the Physical and Chemical Sciences 635
The Impact of Recent Developments in Science on the Economy and on Economics 638
The Role of Mathematics in the Sciences and in Society 640
Statement before the Special Senate Committee on Atomic Energy 654
Can We Survive Technology? 658
Defense in Atomic War 674
App. Bibliography 677
App. Curriculum Vitae 691
App. A Letter to L. Fejer 693
App. An Interview for "Voice of America" 695
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 3, 2000

    A BOOK DESERVING 6+ STARS!

    A most significant and most outstanding publication for preserving John von Neumann's writings, work and role in the history AND CURRENT EVOLUTION of science; assembled, researched and annotated by most eminent scientists.

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