Norbert Wiener

1894 - 1964

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Norbert Wiener was an American mathematician who did important work on probability.
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List of References (10 books/articles)

Some Quotations (10)

A Poster of Norbert Wiener

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Norbert Wiener
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AMS Bôcher Prize1933
AMS Colloquium Lecturer1934
Speaker at International Congress1936
AMS Gibbs Lecturer1949
Speaker at International Congress1950
Lunar featuresCrater Wiener


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. AMS (An electronic version of the AMS article) [registration required]
  3. AMS [registration required]
  1. San Francisco (Extracts from Wiener's article on Cybernetics)
  2. Some stories (Norbert Wiener as the prototype of the absent-minded professor)
  3. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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