

John von Neumann
1903  1957
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Von Neumann built a solid framework for quantum mechanics. He also worked in game theory, studied what are now called von Neumann Algebras, and was one of the pioneers of computer science.

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List of References (38 books/articles)
Some Quotations (10)
A Poster of John von Neumann
Mathematicians born in the same country
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 Additional Material in MacTutor
 Von Neumann's The Mathematician
 Von Neumann: The Mathematician Part 2
 János Neumann's student years
 Von Neumann Silliman lectures
 Jean Bartik's comments on her colleagues
 Obituary: The Times

Other Web sites 
 Encyclopaedia Britannica
 Astroseti (A Spanish translation of this biography)
 Virginia Tech
 Kalamazoo
 Paul Walker (A history of Game Theory)
  US News
 Kevin Brown (Von Neumann's 5th postulate)
 Bellevue College USA
 Mathematical Genealogy Project


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