Author: Florentin Smarandache

Publisher: Infinite Study



Page: 20

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New functions are introduced in number theory, and for each one a general description, examples, connections, and references are given.

Model-Theoretic Logics

Author: J. Barwise

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


Category: Mathematics

Page: 911

View: 739

This book brings together several directions of work in model theory between the late 1950s and early 1980s.

A history of the second fifty years, American Mathematical Society 1939-88

Author: Everett Pitcher

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.




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This book chronicles the Society's activities over fifty years, as membership grew, as publications became more numerous and diverse, as the number of meetings and conferences increased, and as services to the mathematical community expanded. To download free chapters of this book, click here.

Semicentennial Addresses of the American Mathematical Society

Author: R.aymond Clare Archibald

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.


Category: Mathematicians

Page: 315

View: 321

This volume offers brief treatises on several mathematical areas and a historical summary of American contributions to mathematics during the Society's first fifty years. To download free chapters of this book, click here.

Fritz John: Collected Papers

Author: Fritz John

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 642

View: 108

The mathematical works of Fritz John whose deep and original ideas have had a great influence on the development of various fields in mathema tical analysis are made available with these volumes. His works are certainly well known to the experts, but knowledge of his contributions may not have spread as widely as it should have. For example, the concept of functions of bounded mean oscillations plays a central role in harmonic analysis today, but it is perhaps less known that this class of functions was introduced by John as early as 1961, motivated by his work in elasticity theory. With the publication of this collection, a wider circle of mathematicians will become familiar with, and appreciate, the fertile ideas of Fritz John. The organization of these two volumes was undertaken in consultation with the author. It was decided not to present the papers in chronological order, but rather to subdivide them into ten sections representing different mathematical topics to which John has contributed. Commentaries made by experts in the fields are appended to each section. Since the division into sec tions could, of course, not be made sharply, there are several overlaps. For instance, the comments of Louis Nirenberg refer to Elasticity Theory VI, Geometric Inequalities VIII, and Functions of Bounded Mean Oscillations IX. To help the reader, cross-references and remarks by the author will be found at the end of each section.

Language Computations

DIMACS Workshop on Human Language, March 20-22, 1992

Author: Eric Sven Ristad

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 198

View: 529

This book contains the refereed proceedings of the DIMACS Workshop on Human Language, held in March 1992 at Princeton University. The workshop drew together many of the world's most prominent linguists, computer scientists, and learning theorists to focus on language computations. A language computation is a computation that underlies the comprehension, production, or acquisition of human language. These computations lie at the very heart of human language. This volume aims to advance understanding of language computation, with a focus on computations related to the sounds and words of a language. The book investigates sensory-motor representation of speech sounds (phonetics), phonological stress, problems in language acquisition, and the relation between the sound and the meaning of words (morphology). The articles are directed toward researchers with an interest in human language and in computation. Although no article requires expertise in linguistics or computer science, some background in these areas is helpful, and the book provides relevant references.