Davis, Martin 1928
Overview
Works:  49 works in 373 publications in 7 languages and 8,175 library holdings 

Genres:  History Biography Documentary films Biographical films Nonfiction films 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Translator, wpr 
Classifications:  QA248.5, 004.09 
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Most widely held works by
Martin Davis
The universal computer : the road from Leibniz to Turing by
Martin Davis(
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36 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Finnish and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author looks at mathematical pioneers and the development of computers, focusing on the contributions of such innovators as G.W. Leibniz, George Boole, Gottlob Frege, Georg Cantor, David Hilbert, Kurt Gödel, and Alan Turing
36 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Finnish and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author looks at mathematical pioneers and the development of computers, focusing on the contributions of such innovators as G.W. Leibniz, George Boole, Gottlob Frege, Georg Cantor, David Hilbert, Kurt Gödel, and Alan Turing
Computability & unsolvability by
Martin Davis(
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56 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Preface to the Dover Edition; Preface to the First Edition; Contents; Glossary of Special Symbols; 1. Heuristic Remarks on Decision Problems; 2. Suggestions to the Reader; 3. Notational Conventions; Introduction; PART 1: THE GENERAL THEORY OF COMPUTABILITY; Chapter 1. Computable Functions; 1. Turing Machines; 2. Computable Functions and Partially Computable Functions; 3. Some Examples; 4. Relatively Computable Functions; Chapter 2. Operations on Computable Functions; 1. Preliminary Lemmas; 2. Composition and Minimalization
56 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Preface to the Dover Edition; Preface to the First Edition; Contents; Glossary of Special Symbols; 1. Heuristic Remarks on Decision Problems; 2. Suggestions to the Reader; 3. Notational Conventions; Introduction; PART 1: THE GENERAL THEORY OF COMPUTABILITY; Chapter 1. Computable Functions; 1. Turing Machines; 2. Computable Functions and Partially Computable Functions; 3. Some Examples; 4. Relatively Computable Functions; Chapter 2. Operations on Computable Functions; 1. Preliminary Lemmas; 2. Composition and Minimalization
Computability, complexity, and languages : fundamentals of theoretical computer science by
Martin Davis(
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46 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This introductory text covers the key areas of computer science, including recursive function theory, formal languages, and automata. It assumes very little background in formal mathematics. The book is divided into five parts: Computability, Grammars and Automata, Logic, Complexity, and Unsolvability
46 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This introductory text covers the key areas of computer science, including recursive function theory, formal languages, and automata. It assumes very little background in formal mathematics. The book is divided into five parts: Computability, Grammars and Automata, Logic, Complexity, and Unsolvability
Applied nonstandard analysis by
Martin Davis(
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33 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 Nonstandard Theory of Archimedean Fields3 The Real Numbers; 4 The Hyperreal Numbers; 5 Real Sequences and Functions; 6 Prolongation Theorems; 7 Nonstandard Differential Calculus; 8 Additivity; 9 The Existence of Nonmeasurable Sets; Exercises; Chapter 3 Topological and Metric Spaces; 1 Topological Spaces; 2 Mappings and Products; 3 Topological Groups; 4 The Existence of Haar Measure; 5 Metric Spaces; 6 Uniform Convergence; 7 Uniform Continuity and Equicontinuity; 8 Compact Mappings; Chapter 4 Normed Linear Spaces; 1 Linear Spaces; 2 Compact Operators
33 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 Nonstandard Theory of Archimedean Fields3 The Real Numbers; 4 The Hyperreal Numbers; 5 Real Sequences and Functions; 6 Prolongation Theorems; 7 Nonstandard Differential Calculus; 8 Additivity; 9 The Existence of Nonmeasurable Sets; Exercises; Chapter 3 Topological and Metric Spaces; 1 Topological Spaces; 2 Mappings and Products; 3 Topological Groups; 4 The Existence of Haar Measure; 5 Metric Spaces; 6 Uniform Convergence; 7 Uniform Continuity and Equicontinuity; 8 Compact Mappings; Chapter 4 Normed Linear Spaces; 1 Linear Spaces; 2 Compact Operators
The undecidable; basic papers on undecidable propositions, unsolvable problems and computable functions by
Martin Davis(
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27 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An anthology of fundamental papers on undecidability and unsolvability, this classic reference opens with Gödel's landmark 1931 paper demonstrating that systems of logic cannot admit proofs of all true assertions of arithmetic. Subsequent papers by Goèdel, Church, Turing, and Post single out the class of recursive functions as computable by finite algorithms. from publisher description
27 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An anthology of fundamental papers on undecidability and unsolvability, this classic reference opens with Gödel's landmark 1931 paper demonstrating that systems of logic cannot admit proofs of all true assertions of arithmetic. Subsequent papers by Goèdel, Church, Turing, and Post single out the class of recursive functions as computable by finite algorithms. from publisher description
A first course in functional analysis by
Martin Davis(
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32 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Designed for undergraduate mathematics majors, this introductory treatment is based on the distinguished author's lecture notes. The selfcontained exposition of Gelfand's proof of Wiener's theorem explores set theoretic preliminaries, normed linear spaces and algebras, functions on Banach spaces, homomorphisms on normed linear spaces, and analytic functions into a Banach space. 1966 edition
32 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Designed for undergraduate mathematics majors, this introductory treatment is based on the distinguished author's lecture notes. The selfcontained exposition of Gelfand's proof of Wiener's theorem explores set theoretic preliminaries, normed linear spaces and algebras, functions on Banach spaces, homomorphisms on normed linear spaces, and analytic functions into a Banach space. 1966 edition
Lectures on modern mathematics by
Martin Davis(
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13 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Solvability, provability, definability : the collected works of Emil L. Post by
Emil Leon Post(
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13 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Computability, 19731974 by
Martin Davis(
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11 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julia Robinson and Hilbert's tenth problem(
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3 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Julia Robinson was the first woman elected to the mathematical section of the National Academy of Sciences, and the first woman to become president of the American Mathematical Society. While tracing Robinson's contribution to the solution of Hilbert's tenth problem, the film illuminates how her work led to an unusual friendship between Russian and American colleagues at the height of the Cold War."Container
3 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Julia Robinson was the first woman elected to the mathematical section of the National Academy of Sciences, and the first woman to become president of the American Mathematical Society. While tracing Robinson's contribution to the solution of Hilbert's tenth problem, the film illuminates how her work led to an unusual friendship between Russian and American colleagues at the height of the Cold War."Container
Lecture notes on mathematical logic : Fall 1959. by
Martin Davis(
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10 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uncrackable data banks by
Norman Zalmon Shapiro(
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3 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From linear operators to computational biology : essays in memory of Jacob T. Schwartz by
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7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his rich and varied career as a mathematician, computer scientist, and educator, Jacob T. Schwartz wrote seminal works in analysis, mathematical economics, programming languages, algorithmics, and computational geometry. In this volume of essays, his friends, students, and collaborators at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences present recent results in some of the fields that Schwartz explored: quantum theory, the theory and practice of programming, program correctness and decision procedures, dextrous manipulation in Robotics, motion planning, and genomics
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his rich and varied career as a mathematician, computer scientist, and educator, Jacob T. Schwartz wrote seminal works in analysis, mathematical economics, programming languages, algorithmics, and computational geometry. In this volume of essays, his friends, students, and collaborators at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences present recent results in some of the fields that Schwartz explored: quantum theory, the theory and practice of programming, program correctness and decision procedures, dextrous manipulation in Robotics, motion planning, and genomics
Il calcolatore universale : da Leibniz a Turing by
Martin Davis(
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4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in Italian and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in Italian and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hilbert's tenth problem by
I︠U︡. V Matii︠a︡sevich(
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4 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One equation to rule them all by
Martin Davis(
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4 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The report describes an application of recursive function theory to Hilbert's tenth problem. It is proved that if a particular exhibited diophantine equation has no nontrivial solutions, then all recursively enumerable sets are diophantine. Hence, if the exhibited diophantine equation has no nontrivial solutions, then Hilbert's tenth problem is recursively unsolvable. The methods used can be readily adapted to obtained various other hypotheses about which demonstrations can be made similar to the one given in this study. It has not yet been proved that the 'one equation to rule them all' has no nontrivial solution, but so far the search for counterexamples has been fruitless
4 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The report describes an application of recursive function theory to Hilbert's tenth problem. It is proved that if a particular exhibited diophantine equation has no nontrivial solutions, then all recursively enumerable sets are diophantine. Hence, if the exhibited diophantine equation has no nontrivial solutions, then Hilbert's tenth problem is recursively unsolvable. The methods used can be readily adapted to obtained various other hypotheses about which demonstrations can be made similar to the one given in this study. It has not yet been proved that the 'one equation to rule them all' has no nontrivial solution, but so far the search for counterexamples has been fruitless
Paradigms and fairy tales : an introduction to the science of meanings by
Julienne Ford(
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1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alan M. Turing by
Sara Turing(
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9 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'In a short life he accomplished much, and to the roll of great names in the history of his particular studies added his own.' So is described one of the greatest figures of the twentieth century, yet Alan Turing's name was not widely recognised until his contribution to the breaking of the German Enigma code became public in the 1970s. The story of Turing's life fascinates and in the years since his suicide, Turing's reputation has only grown, as his contributions to logic, mathematics, computing, artificial intelligence and computational biology have become better appreciated. To commemorate the centenary of Turing's birth, this republication of his mother's biography is enriched by a new foreword by Martin Davis and a neverbeforepublished memoir by Alan's older brother. The contrast between this memoir and the original biography reveals tensions and sheds new light on Turing's relationship with his family, and on the man himself
9 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'In a short life he accomplished much, and to the roll of great names in the history of his particular studies added his own.' So is described one of the greatest figures of the twentieth century, yet Alan Turing's name was not widely recognised until his contribution to the breaking of the German Enigma code became public in the 1970s. The story of Turing's life fascinates and in the years since his suicide, Turing's reputation has only grown, as his contributions to logic, mathematics, computing, artificial intelligence and computational biology have become better appreciated. To commemorate the centenary of Turing's birth, this republication of his mother's biography is enriched by a new foreword by Martin Davis and a neverbeforepublished memoir by Alan's older brother. The contrast between this memoir and the original biography reveals tensions and sheds new light on Turing's relationship with his family, and on the man himself
Differential and integral calculus by
Edmund Landau(
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7 editions published between 1951 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1951 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La computadora universal : de Leibniz a Turing by
Martin Davis(
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3 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 Skloot, Tal Film editor
 Csicsery, George Paul Author of screenplay Director
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