Enigmas of Chance: An Autobiography

Front Cover
University of California Press, 1987 - Mathematics - 163 pages
Traces the life of one of the world's most brilliant mathematicians from his youth in pre-war Poland and his training under Steinhaus to his post-graduate work at Johns Hopkins, Cornell, and Princeton and his research and teachings today
 

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - name99 - LibraryThing

I read this hoping to learn in an informal manner about Wiener integration and the Feynman-Kac formula. Unfortunately the author, writing as an autobiography, was unwilling to go into much depth at ... Read full review

Contents

How I Became a Mathematician
1
Lwów
20
The Search for the Meaning of Independence
48
On Toast
78
Cornell
95
Cornell II
117
The Rockefeller University
131
Postscript
150
Index
157
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information