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Title:Rise of the rocket girls: the women who propelled us, from missiles to the moon to Mars
Author(s): Nathalia Holt
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.)
Date:2016
Publisher:New York: Little, Brown and Company
Size:338 p.
Contents:January 1958 : Launch day -- Part I. 1940s. Up, up, and away -- Headed west -- Part II. 1950s. Rockets rising -- Miss Guided Missile -- Holding back -- Ninety days and ninety minutes -- Moonglow -- Part III. 1960s. Analog overlords -- Planetary pull -- The last queen of outer space -- Part IV. 1970s-today. Men are from Mars -- Look like a girl
ISBN:9780316338929
Keywords: History , Women mathematicians , Women in computer science , Women computer programmers , Women mathematicians , History , Women computer programmers , History , Rocketry , History , Astronautics , History
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Title:Advances in Combinatorics [electronic resource] : Waterloo Workshop in Computer Algebra, W80, May 26-29, 2011
Author(s): Ilias S Kotsireas
Eugene V Zima
Date:2013
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This volume, as Andrew M. Odlzyko writes in the foreword, commemorates and celebrates the life and achievements of an extraordinary person. Originally conceived as an 80th birthday tribute to Herbert Wilf, the well-knowncombinatorialist, the book has evolved beyond the proceeds of the W80 tribute. Professor Wilf was an award-winning teacher, who was supportive of women mathematicians, and who had an unusually high proportion of women among his PhDcandidates. He was Editor-in-chief of the American Mat hematical Monthly and a founder of both the Journal of Algorithms and of the Electronic Journal of Combinatorics. But he was first a researcher, driven by his desire to know andexplain the inner workings of the mathematical world. The book collects high- quality, refereed research contributions by some of Professor Wilfs colleagues, students, and collaborators. Many of the papers presented here werefeatured in the Third Waterloo Workshop on Computer Algebra (WWCA 2011, W80), held May 26-29, 2011 at Wilfri d Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada. Others were included because of their relationship to his important work incombinatorics. All are presented as a tribute to Herb Wilfs contributions to mathematics and mathematical life
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Contents:Foreword by Andrew M. Odlyzko
Glaishers formulas for 1/p2 and some generalizations: Gert Almkvist
Complementary Bell numbers: Arithmetical properties and Wilfs conjecture: Tewodros Amdeberhan and Valerio De Angelis and Victor H. Moll
Partitions With Early Conditions: George E. Andrews
Hypergeometric identities associated with statistics on words: George E. Andrews, Carla D. Savage, and Herbert S. Wilf
Stationary Distribution and Eigenvalues for a de Bruijn Process: Arvind Ayyer and Volker Strehl
Automatic Generation of Theorems and Proofs on Enumerating Consecutive
Wilf
ISBN:9783642309793
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Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics , Computer science Mathematics , Combinatorics , Number theory
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Title:The Crossing of Heaven [electronic resource] Memoirs of a Mathematician
Author(s): Karl Gustafson
Date:2012
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
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Note:As one of the most prolific mathematicians of our time, Karl Gustafson has been a central figure in the astonishing technological revolution of the last half-centurya revolution which has transformed human life. This, his ownaccount of his journey th rough those decades, takes the reader from his early pioneering work in computing and espionage, where his contribution was vital to the American Cold War effort, to his observations on core contemporary issuessuch as the stability of the worlds financial system. Gustafsons crucial role in top-secret military intelligence, which saw him tracking Russian submarines, intercepting electronic intelligence and writing the software forAmericas first spy satellite, is related here for the first time. His narrati ve includes fascinating encounters with Nobel laureates and figures of historical importance, the European post-doctoral fellowships that expanded hisperspectives on science and life, and hair-raising stories from his early rock-climbing days including br ushes with death then and later, such as being struck by lightning and knocked unconscious near a mountain top. Gustafsonswide-ranging mathematical accomplishments have led to invitations and travel throughout the world, and he tells of the greatand at ti mes strangepersonalities he has met along the way. His unique journey has included hard knocksand beautiful women, who have, as he likes to say, added to the great adventure
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Contents:Preface
1 The Child in Iowa
2 The Boy in Boulder
3 The Student in Poverty
4 Computers and Espionage
5 First Publication
6 Into Academia
7 The World Opens
8 Personas and Personalities
9 Wives, Lovers, Friends
10 Close Calls
11 Mathematics
12 High Finance
13 The Improbabilities
14 Realities
15 The Crossing of Heaven
Appendix
ISBN:9783642225581
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Keywords: Mathematics , Data structures (Computer science) , Finance , Computer science Mathematics
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Title:Random Curves [electronic resource] : Journeys of a Mathematician
Author(s): Neal Koblitz
Date:2008
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Note:These autobiographical memoirs of Neal Koblitz, coinventor of one of the two most popular forms of encryption and digital signature, cover many topics besides his own personal career in mathematics and cryptography - travels tothe Soviet Union, Latin America, Vietnam and elsewhere, political activism, and academic controversies relating to math education, the C. P. Snow two-culture problem, and mistreatment of women in academia. The stories speak forthemselves and reflect the experiences of a student and later a scientist caught up in the tumultuous events of his generation
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Contents:Early Years
Harvard
SDS
The Army
Spring of 1972
Academics
The Soviet Union
Racism and Apartheid
Vietnam. Part I
Vietnam. Part II
Nicaragua and Cuba
El Salvador
Two Cultures
Cryptography
Education
Arizona
Index
ISBN:9783540740780
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Keywords: Mathematics , Data structures (Computer science) , Data encryption (Computer science) , Mathematics_$xHistory , Number theory
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