References for John von Neumann


  1. J Dieudonne, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830904522.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9075728/John-von-Neumann

Books:

  1. W Aspray, John von Neumann and the origins of modern computing (Cambridge, M., 1990).
  2. S J Heims, John von Neumann and Norbert Wiener: From mathematics to the technologies of life and death (Cambridge, MA, 1980).
  3. T Legendi and T Szentivanyi (eds.), Leben und Werk von John von Neumann (Mannheim, 1983).
  4. N Macrae, John von Neumann (New York, 1992).
  5. W Poundstone, Prisoner's dilemma (Oxford, 1993).
  6. N A Vonneuman, John von Neumann: as seen by his brother (Meadowbrook, PA, 1987).

Articles:

  1. A Adám, John von Neumann, Life and work of John von Neumann (Mannheim, 1983), 11-43.
  2. H Araki, Some of the legacy of John von Neumann in physics: theory of measurement, quantum logic, and von Neumann algebras in physics, The legacy of John von Neumann (Providence, R.I., 1990), 119-136.
  3. W Aspray, The mathematical reception of the modern computer: John von Neumann and the Institute for Advanced Study computer, Studies in the history of mathematics (Washington, DC, 1987), 166-194.
  4. W Aspray, John von Neumann's contributions to computing and computer science, Ann. Hist. Comput. 11 (3) (1989), 189-195.
  5. W Aspray, The transformation of numerical analysis by the computer: an example from the work of John von Neumann, The history of modern mathematics II (Boston, MA, 1989).
  6. W Aspray, The origins of John von Neumann's theory of automata, The legacy of John von Neumann (Providence, R.I., 1990), 289-309.
  7. H Baumgärtel, John von Neumann, aus Leben und Werk, Mitt. Math. Ges. DDR 3-4 (1982), 87-98.
  8. G Birkhoff, Von Neumann and lattice theory, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 64 (1958), 50-56.
  9. P R Halmos, The legend of John von Neumann, Amer. Math. Monthly 80 (1973), 382-394.
  10. P R Halmos, Von Neumann on measure and ergodic theory, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 64 (1958), 86-94.
  11. I Halperin, The extraordinary inspiration of John von Neumann, The legacy of John von Neumann (Providence, R.I., 1990), 15-17.
  12. T A Heppenheimer, How Von Neumann showed the way, American heritage of invention and technology 6 (2) (1990), 8-16.
  13. R V Kadison, Theory of operators, Part I. Operator algebras, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 64 (1958), 61-85.
  14. H W Kuhn and A W Tucker, John von Neumann's work in the theory of games and mathematical economics, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 64 (1958), 100-122.
  15. P D Lax, Remembering John von Neumann, John von Neumann: a personal view, The legacy of John von Neumann (Providence, R.I., 1990), 5-7.
  16. F J Murray, Theory of operators, Part I. Single operators, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 64 (1958), 57-60.
  17. L Rédei, John von Neumann's work in algebra and number theory (Hungarian), Mat. Lapok 10 (1959), 226-230.
  18. U Rellstab, New insights into the collaboration between John von Neumann and Oskar Morgenstern on the Theory of games and economic behavior, Toward a history of game theory (Durham, NC, 1992), 77-93.
  19. G Révész, John von Neumann und der Rechner, Life and work of John von Neumann (Mannheim, 1983), 99-113.
  20. C E Shannon, Von Neumann's contributions to automata theory, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 64 (1958), 123-129.
  21. F Smithies, John von Neumann, J. London Math. Soc. 34 (1959), 373-384.
  22. N Stern, John von Neumann's influence on electronic digital computing, 1944-1946, Ann. Hist. Comput. 2 (4) (1980), 349-362.
  23. J Szelezsán, John von Neumann, 'der Rechentechniker' (sein Werk auf dem Gebiet der numerischen Methoden), Life and work of John von Neumann (Mannheim, 1983), 115-151.
  24. J Todd, John von Neumann and the national accounting machine, SIAM Rev. 16 (1974), 526-530.
  25. C B Tompkins, John von Neumann, 1903-1957, Math. Tables Aids Comput. 11 (1957), 127-128.
  26. S Ulam, John von Neumann, 1903-1957, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 64 (1958), 1-49.
  27. L van Hove, Von Neumann's contributions to quantum theory, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 64 (1958), 95-99.
  28. N Vonneuman, The philosophical legacy of John von Neumann, in the light of its inception and evolution in his formative years, The legacy of John von Neumann (Providence, R.I., 1990), 19-24.
  29. M v N Whitman, John von Neumann: a personal view, The legacy of John von Neumann (Providence, R.I., 1990), 1-4.
  30. O P Yee, On the life and work of John von Neumann, Menemui Mat. 4 (3) (1982), 114-127.

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