1998; 229 pp; softcover List Price: US$50 Order Code: QAMSP
 This volume is a Special Issue of the journal, Quarterly of Applied Mathematics. It features the text of invited talks given at the Division of Applied Mathematics at Brown University during the 50th anniversary celebration. In the spirit of reflection, assessment and planning for the future, the symposium was an opportunity for distinguished scientists to communicate their work and their views on applied mathematics. The book not only presents the authors' scientific contributions, it also gives evidence to the future direction of applied mathematics. Published by Brown University, and distributed worldwide by the American Mathematical Society. Readership Graduate students and research mathematicians working in applied mathematics. Table of Contents  H. Cohen  Opening remarks
 P. J. Davis  Introduction
 P. D. Lax  The beginnings of Applied Mathematics after the Second World War
 U. Grenander and M. I. Miller  Computational anatomy: An emerging discipline
 S. A. Ross  The mathematics of finance: Pricing derivatives
 N. Kopell  Networks of neurons as dynamical systems: From geometry to biophysics
 J. M. Ball  The calculus of variations and materials science
 J. Glimm and D. Sharp  Stochastic methods for the prediction of complex multiscale phenomena
 A. J. Chorin  New perspectives in turbulence
 J. T. Stuart  Mathematics applied in fluid motion
 P. Diaconis  A place for philosophy? The rise of modeling in statistical science
 M. Atiyah  Mathematics and the real world
 H. J. Greenberg  Aterdinner speech
