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Author Odifreddi, Piergiorgio, 1950-

Title The mathematical century : the 30 greatest problems of the last 100 years / Piergiorgio Odifreddi ; translated by Arturo Sangalli.

Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  510.904 ODIF {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
 UniM ERC  510.904 ODIF    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Matematica del Novecento. English
Physical description xvi, 204 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary ""The Mathematical Century is both popular and scholarly. Piergiorgio Odifreddi clearly and accurately covers many important mathematical problems and the contributions that leading mathematicians have made to their solutions. Offering a personal but very balanced perspective, his book is one that amateur and professional alike can learn from."--Sir Michael Atiyah, Fields Medalist 1966, and former President of the Royal Society
"Piergiorgio Odifreddi has done a superb job, telling the story of twentieth-century mathematics in one short and readable volume."-- Freeman Dyson, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Subject Mathematics -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 069109294X (acid-free paper)