The Resource From cardinals to chaos : reflections on the life and legacy of Stanislaw Ulam, editor Necia Grant Cooper ; associate editors, Roger Eckhardt, Nancy Shera

From cardinals to chaos : reflections on the life and legacy of Stanislaw Ulam, editor Necia Grant Cooper ; associate editors, Roger Eckhardt, Nancy Shera

Label
From cardinals to chaos : reflections on the life and legacy of Stanislaw Ulam
Title
From cardinals to chaos
Title remainder
reflections on the life and legacy of Stanislaw Ulam
Statement of responsibility
editor Necia Grant Cooper ; associate editors, Roger Eckhardt, Nancy Shera
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QA29.U4
LC item number
F76 1989
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cooper, Necia Grant
  • Eckhardt, Roger
  • Shera, Nancy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ulam, Stanislaw M
  • Ulam, Stanislaw M.
  • Ulam, Stanislaw M
  • Ulam, Stanislaw M
  • Ulam, Stanislaw M
  • Ulam, Stanisław M
  • Mathematicians
  • Probabilities
  • Nonlinear theories
  • Mathématiciens
  • Probabilités
  • Théories non linéaires
  • Mathematicians
  • Nonlinear theories
  • Probabilities
  • United States
Label
From cardinals to chaos : reflections on the life and legacy of Stanislaw Ulam, editor Necia Grant Cooper ; associate editors, Roger Eckhardt, Nancy Shera
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published 1987 as Los Alamos science, special issue"--P. [320]
Bibliography note
  • Publications of Stanislaw M. Ulam: p. 313-317
  • Includes bibliographies
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Esquisse / Françoise Ulam -- Vita : excerpts from Adventures of a mathematician / S.M. Ulam -- The lost café / Gian-Carlo Rota -- From above the fray / Carson Mark -- The spirit of play / David Hawkins -- Probability and nonlinear systems / R. Daniel Mauldin -- Iteration of maps, strange attractors, and number theory -- an Ulamian potpourri / Paul R. Stein -- Learning from Ulam / Jan Mycielski -- Similarity measure for graphs / Ronald L. Graham -- The beginning of the Monte Carlo method / N. Metropolis -- Stan Ulam, John von Neumann, and the Monte Carlo method / Roger Eckhardt -- Early work in numerical hydrodynamics / Francis H. Harlow -- Instabilities and turbulence / Didier Besnard [and others] -- Discrete fluids / Brosl Hasslacher -- Nonlinear science / David K. Campbell -- The ergodic hypothesis / Adrian Patrascioiu -- Reflections on the brain's attempts to understand itself / S.M. Ulam -- Sequence analysis : contributions by Ulam to molecular genetics / Walter B. Good -- A memorable memo / J. Carson Mark and S.M. Ulam -- Sub rosa / S.M. Ulam -- Conversations with Rota / transcribed and edited by Françoise Ulam
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
318, [2] pages
Isbn
9780521364942
Lccn
88023367
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)18290810
  • (OCoLC)ocm18290810
Label
From cardinals to chaos : reflections on the life and legacy of Stanislaw Ulam, editor Necia Grant Cooper ; associate editors, Roger Eckhardt, Nancy Shera
Publication
Note
"First published 1987 as Los Alamos science, special issue"--P. [320]
Bibliography note
  • Publications of Stanislaw M. Ulam: p. 313-317
  • Includes bibliographies
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Esquisse / Françoise Ulam -- Vita : excerpts from Adventures of a mathematician / S.M. Ulam -- The lost café / Gian-Carlo Rota -- From above the fray / Carson Mark -- The spirit of play / David Hawkins -- Probability and nonlinear systems / R. Daniel Mauldin -- Iteration of maps, strange attractors, and number theory -- an Ulamian potpourri / Paul R. Stein -- Learning from Ulam / Jan Mycielski -- Similarity measure for graphs / Ronald L. Graham -- The beginning of the Monte Carlo method / N. Metropolis -- Stan Ulam, John von Neumann, and the Monte Carlo method / Roger Eckhardt -- Early work in numerical hydrodynamics / Francis H. Harlow -- Instabilities and turbulence / Didier Besnard [and others] -- Discrete fluids / Brosl Hasslacher -- Nonlinear science / David K. Campbell -- The ergodic hypothesis / Adrian Patrascioiu -- Reflections on the brain's attempts to understand itself / S.M. Ulam -- Sequence analysis : contributions by Ulam to molecular genetics / Walter B. Good -- A memorable memo / J. Carson Mark and S.M. Ulam -- Sub rosa / S.M. Ulam -- Conversations with Rota / transcribed and edited by Françoise Ulam
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
318, [2] pages
Isbn
9780521364942
Lccn
88023367
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)18290810
  • (OCoLC)ocm18290810

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