During the first half of the 20th century, mathematics became an international discipline that led to major advances in science and technology. ""Modern Mathematics: 1900 to 1950"" provides an eye-opening introduction to those five historic decades by analyzing the advancement of the field through the accomplishments of 10 significant mathematicians. From David Hilbert and Emmy Noether, who introduced the infinite dimensional vector spaces and algebraic rings that bear their names, to Norbert Wiener, the founder of cybernetics, this in-depth volume is an excellent choice for libraries aiming to provide a range of resources covering the history of mathematics.
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