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I WANT TO BE A MATHEMATICIAN

I WANT TO BE A MATHEMATICIAN

I WANT TO BE A MATHEMATICIAN

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I Want To Be A Mathematician
by Paul R. Halmos

The book is exciting, witty, and well worth the time invested in its study. It communicates what it means to be a mathematician. --The Mathematics Teacher

At last we havea thorough account of the period that runs approximately from the forties to the present day, a period that may go down in history as one of the golden ages of mathematics. --The American Mathematical Monthly

I Want To Be A Mathematician is an account of the author's life as a mathematician. It tells us what it is like to be a mathematician and to do mathematics. It will be read with interest and enjoyment by those in mathematics and by those who might want to know what mathematicians and mathematical careers are like. Paul Halmos is well-known for his research in ergodic theory, and measure theory. He is one of the most widely read mathematical expositors in the world.

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  • Brand name: MAA
  • Author: Paul R. Halmos
  • ISBN:9780883854457
  • 434 pp.
  • Paperback
  • 1985
  • Series: Spectrum
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