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A Comprehensive Course in Analysis

27 Sep 2015 | By Diranlou | 1 Comment | Filed in: Math Insight.

A Comprehensive Course in Analysis by Poincaré Prize winner Barry Simon is a five-volume set that can serve as a graduate-level analysis textbook with a lot of additional bonus information, including hundreds of problems and numerous notes that extend the text and provide important historical background. Depth and breadth of exposition make this set a • Read More »

Von Neumann: The Mathematician

26 Sep 2015 | By Diranlou | 1 Comment | Filed in: Math Insight.

John von Neumann wrote The Mathematician which was published in Works of the Mind Vol. I no. 1 (University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1947), 180-196. It has also been published in von Neumann’s Collected Works. A discussion of the nature of intellectual work is a difficult task in any field, even in fields which are • Read More »