I Am Mathematician (MIT Press)

These volumes ( I Am Mathematician and Ex-Prodigy) contain Norbert Wiener's autobiography. occasionally with humor and infrequently with disappointment, they render an account, with out sentiment, of the lifetime of the world-renowned mathematician and scientist. An strange existence tale, Norbert Wiener's penetrating observations accompany the interesting information describing the maturation of an immense global scientist.

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Additionally, I didn't settle for with alacrity Kellogg's sugan demonstrated mathematician, who did gestion that i used to be not want those papers and who should provide them up as a charity to early life and inexperience. either one of the applicants have been older than myself, and either one of them loved the safe place of being the students of fellows with impact in American arithmetic. I had by no means got favors from these in strength, and it was once in basic terms while it used to be to my drawback that any Harvard guy considered treating me a longtime mathematician.

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