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The Essential John Nash

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Description for The Essential John Nash Paperback. When John Nash won the Nobel prize in economics in 1994, many people were surprised to learn that he was alive. This book presents Nash's contributions not only to game theory, for which he received the Nobel, but to mathematics - from Riemannian geometry and partial differential equations - in which he commands greater acclaim among academics. Editor(s): Kuhn, Harold William; Nasar, Sylvia. Num Pages: 272 pages, 7 halftones. 46 line illus. BIC Classification: PBUD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 382.
When John Nash won the Nobel prize in economics in 1994, many people were surprised to learn that he was alive and well. Since then, Sylvia Nasar's celebrated biography A Beautiful Mind, the basis of a new major motion picture, has revealed the man. The Essential John Nash reveals his work--in his own words. This book presents, for the first time, the full range of Nash's diverse contributions not only to game theory, for which he received the Nobel, but to pure mathematics--from Riemannian geometry and partial differential equations--in which he commands even greater acclaim among academics. Included are nine ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
Weight
386g
Number of Pages
272
Place of Publication
New Jersey, United States
ISBN
9780691096100
SKU
V9780691096100
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About John Nash
Harold W. Kuhn is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Princeton University. Winner of the 1980 von Neumann Prize in Theory, he is the editor of several books (all Princeton), including "Classics in Game Theory, Linear Inequalities and Related Systems, Contributions to the Theory of Games, I and II", and is the author of "Lectures on the Theory of Games" (forthcoming, ... Read more

Reviews for The Essential John Nash
"If you want to see a sugary Hollywood depiction of John Nash's life, go to the cinema. Afterwards, if you are curious about his insights, pick up a new book that explains his work and reprints his most famous papers. It is just as amazing as his personal story."
Chris Giles, Financial Times "One of the most beautifully designed economics books ... Read more

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