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Enigmas of chance : an autobiography, Mark Kac

Label
Enigmas of chance : an autobiography
Title
Enigmas of chance
Title remainder
an autobiography
Statement of responsibility
Mark Kac
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This autobiography covers the life of Mark Kac, the Polish mathematician known best for his interest in probability theory. His question, "Can you hear the shape of a drum?"set the stage for research into spectral theory
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kac, Mark
Dewey number
  • 510/.92/4
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA29.K23
LC item number
A34 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kac, Mark
  • Mathematicians
  • Waarschijnlijkheid (statistiek)
  • Autobiographie
Label
Enigmas of chance : an autobiography, Mark Kac
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How I became a mathematician -- The beginning -- Lwów -- The search for the meaning of independence -- On toast! -- Cornell -- Cornell II -- The Rockefeller University : the dream that almost came true
Control code
11814594
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvii, 163 pages
Isbn
9780060154332
Lccn
84048605
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)810491
Label
Enigmas of chance : an autobiography, Mark Kac
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How I became a mathematician -- The beginning -- Lwów -- The search for the meaning of independence -- On toast! -- Cornell -- Cornell II -- The Rockefeller University : the dream that almost came true
Control code
11814594
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvii, 163 pages
Isbn
9780060154332
Lccn
84048605
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)810491

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