# The Legacy of John von Neumann

### About this Title

**James Glimm**, *State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY*, **John Impagliazzo**, *Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY* and **Isadore Singer**, *Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA*, Editors

Publication: Proceedings of Symposia in Pure Mathematics

Publication Year
1990: Volume 50

ISBNs: 978-0-8218-1487-1 (print); 978-0-8218-9346-3 (online)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/pspum/050

### Table of Contents

**Front/Back Matter**

**Articles**

- Marina v. N. Whitman – John von Neumann: A personal view [MR 1067744]
- Peter D. Lax – Remembering John von Neumann [MR 1067745]
- Françoise Ulam – Nonmathematical reminiscences about Johnny von Neumann [MR 1067746]
- Israel Halperin – The extraordinary inspiration of John von Neumann [MR 1067747]
- Nicholas Vonneuman – The philosophical legacy of John von Neumann, in the light of its inception and evolution in his formative years [MR 1067748]
- George W. Mackey – von Neumann and the early days of ergodic theory [MR 1067749]
- Donald S. Ornstein – von Neumann and ergodic theory [MR 1067750]
- Hillel Furstenberg – Nonconventional ergodic averages [MR 1067751]
- F. J. Murray – The rings of operators papers [MR 1067752]
- Richard V. Kadison – Operator algebras—an overview [MR 1067753]
- Alain Connes – Introduction à la géométrie non-commutative [MR 1067754]
- Huzihiro Araki – Some of the legacy of John von Neumann in physics: Theory of measurement, quantum logic, and von Neumann algebras in physics [MR 1067755]
- Arthur Jaffe – Mathematics motivated by physics [MR 1067756]
- I. E. Segal – The mathematical implications of fundamental physical principles [MR 1067757]
- Herman H. Goldstine and John von Neumann – On the principles of large scale computing machines [MR 1067758]
- James Glimm – Scientific computing: von Neumann’s vision, today’s realities, and the promise of the future [MR 1067759]
- Zhen-Su She, Eric Jackson and Steven A. Orszag – Intermittency of turbulence [MR 1067760]
- E. Clementi, S. Chin, G Corongiu, J. Given, G. C Lie, M. Migliore and P. Procaci – Supercomputer simulations of the interaction of biomolecules in solution
- Jack D. Cowan – von Neumann and neural networks [MR 1067761]
- Elwyn Berlekamp – Two-person, perfect-information games [MR 1067762]
- William Aspray – The origins of John von Neumann’s theory of automata [MR 1067763]
- Nicholas Pippenger – Developments in “The synthesis of reliable organisms from unreliable components” [MR 1067764]