Item description for Chance & Choice: Memorabilia by Kai Lai Chung...
This book begins with a historical essay entitled "Will the Sun Rise Again?" and ends with a general address entitled "Mathematics and Applications". The articles cover an interesting range of topics: combinatoric probabilities, classical limit theorems, Markov chains and processes, potential theory, Brownian motion, SchrdingerFeynman problems, etc. They include many addresses presented at international conferences and special seminars, as well as memorials to and reminiscences of prominent contemporary mathematicians and reviews of their works. Rare old photos of many of them enliven the book.
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Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.76" Width: 6.69" Height: 0.94" Weight: 1.5 lbs.
Release Date Oct 28, 2004
Publisher World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN 9812560122 ISBN13 9789812560124