The editorial board for the History of Mathematics series has selected for this volume a series of translations from two Russian publications, Kolmogorov in Remembrance and Mathematics and its Historical Development. This book, Kolmogorov in Perspective, includes articles written by Kolmogorov's students and colleagues and his personal accounts of shared experiences and lifelong mathematical friendships. The articles combine to give an excellent personal and scientific biography of this important mathematician. There is also an extensive bibliography with the complete list of Kolmogorov's works--including the articles written for encyclopedias and newspapers. The book is illustrated with photographs and includes quotations from Kolmogorov's letters and conversations, uniquely reflecting his mathematical tastes and opinions.This book, Kolmogorov in Perspective, includes articles written by Kolmogorova#39;s students and colleagues and his personal accounts of shared experiences and lifelong mathematical friendships.

Title | : | Kolmogorov in Perspective |

Author | : | American Mathematical Society |

Publisher | : | American Mathematical Soc. - 2006 |

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