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Reid, Constance

Overview
Works: 26 works in 359 publications in 10 languages and 11,382 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Interviews  Anecdotes  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Editor, Other
Classifications: QA93, B
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Most widely held works about Constance Reid
 
Most widely held works by Constance Reid
From zero to infinity : what makes numbers interesting by Constance Reid( Book )

74 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""I (an undergraduate comp sci major) personally enjoyed this book. The author clearly has a love of numbers that can prove infectious. ... the proofs given are all clear and easy to understand.""--SIGACT News, 2014""Upon reading this edition anew, I was struck by its superb mathematical taste. I knew I was meant to spend my life loving numbers and working with them; From Zero to Infinity crucially told me that there was a large community of People of Number I could hope to join when I grew up. ... As I got older, I continued to read From Zero to Infinity and the other influential math books I knew
Hilbert by Constance Reid( Book )

79 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If the life of any 20th century mathematician can be said to be a history of mathematics in his time, it is that of David Hilbert. To the enchanted young mathematicians and physicists who flocked to study with him in Gottingen before and between the World Wars, he seemed mathematics personified, the very air around him "scientifically electric." His remarkably prescient proposal in 1900 of twenty-three problems for the coming century set the course of much subsequent mathematics and remains a feat that no scientist in any field has been able to duplicate. When he died, Nature remarked that there was scarcely a mathematician in the world whose work did not derive from that of Hilbert. Constance Reid's classic biography is a moving, nontechnical account of the passionate scientific life of this man - from the early days in Konigsberg, when his revolutionary work was dismissed as "theology," to the golden years in Gottingen before Hitler came to power and within a few months destroyed the entire Hilbert school. The Copernicus paperback edition makes this book available to new generations of mathematicians who know the name Hilbert, which is everywhere in mathematics, but do not know the man
Courant in Göttingen and New York : the story of an improbable mathematician by Constance Reid( Book )

40 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More mathematical people : contemporary conversations by Donald J Albers( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long way from Euclid by Constance Reid( Book )

20 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the role of Euclid's Elements in mathematical developments of the last two thousand years
Neyman--from life by Constance Reid( Book )

34 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerzy Neyman received the National Medal of Science "for laying the foundations of modern statistics and devising tests and procedures that have become essential parts of the knowledge of every statistician." Until his death in 1981 at the age of eighty-seven, he was vigorously involved in the concerns and controversies of the day, a teaching professor at the University of California, and the directory of the Berkeley Statistical Laboratory. Neyman was a scientist whose personality and activity were integral parts of his contribution to his science. His career is thus particulary well-suited for the nontechnical scientific life-story which Constance Reid has made her own in such well-received biographies of scientists Hilbert and Courant in Goettingen and New York. She was able to talk extensively with Neyman and to have access to his personal and professional letters and papers. Her book will appeal to the professional statistician as well as to the layman who would like to learn something of a subject which permeates almost every aspect of modern life
Julia, a life in mathematics by Constance Reid( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia Bowman Robinson was the first woman mathematician elected to the National Academy of Sciences and the first woman elected president of the American Mathematical Society. Includes the biography written by her sister Constance Reid, as well as "three very personal articles about her work by outstanding mathematical colleagues."--Page 4 of cover
The search for E.T. Bell : also known as John Taine by Constance Reid( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to higher mathematics for the general reader by Constance Reid( Book )

16 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hilbert-Courant by Constance Reid( Book )

14 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International mathematical congresses : an illustrated history, 1893-1986 by Donald J Albers( Book )

26 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia Robinson and Hilbert's tenth problem( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 108 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
Slacks and callouses by Constance Reid( Book )

4 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International mathematical congresses : [ICM]; an illustrated history 1893 - 1986; including ICM 1986 by Donald J Albers( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International mathematical congresses : an illustr. history, 1893-1986 by Donald J Albers( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to higher mathematics by Constance Reid( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Constance Reid research materials on Jerzy Neyman by Constance Reid( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Constance Reid research materials on Jerzy Neyman comprise correspondence, notebooks, research notes, and interviews that Reid either gathered or conducted in support of research on her book, "Neyman--from life," published in 1982 about the Polish-American mathematician and statistician Jerzy Neyman
Hans Lewy. 1904-1988 by Constance Reid( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ku lang( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Slacks and calluses : our summer in a bomber factory by Constance Reid( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"In 1943 two spirited young teachers decided to do their part for the war effort by spending their summer vacation working the swing shift on a B-24 production line at a San Diego bomber plant. Entering a male-dominated realm of welding torches and bomb bays, they learned to use tools that they had never seen before, live with aluminum shavings in their hair, and get along with supervisors and coworkers from all walks of life. And they learned that wearing their factory slacks on the street caused men to treat them in a way for which their "dignified schoolteacher-hood" hadn't prepared them." "First published in 1944 and illustrated with humorous drawings, Slacks and Calluses is an on-the-spot account of how two women assumed the wartime roles that would change society, coping with traditional attitudes they encountered along the way. Constance Bowman tells of foremen who struggled futilely to enforce a rule requiring all women to wear caps; of young coworkers who wistfully imagined earning their high school diplomas; and of the bruises and cut fingers that she and Clara Marie Allen endured in making final installations to the "Liberator" planes that rolled off the Consolidated Vultee production line." "Bowman and Allen evoke in vivid detail the ambiguities, drama, and comedy of life on the home front during World War II."--Jacket
 
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Julia, a life in mathematics
Alternative Names
Bowman, Constance

Bowman, Constance 1918-2010

Bowman Reid, Constance 1918-2010

Constance Reid Amerikaans wiskundige (1918-2010)

Constance Reid US-amerikanische Autorin und Mathematikhistorikerin

Reid, C.

Reid, C. 1918-2010

Reid, Constance Bowman 1918-2010

Rid, Konstans.

Rid, Konstans 1918-2010

Рид, Констанс.

کنستانس رید

リード, C

リード, コンスタンス

レイド, コンスタンス

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HilbertCourant in Göttingen and New York : the story of an improbable mathematicianMore mathematical people : contemporary conversationsA long way from EuclidNeyman--from lifeJulia, a life in mathematicsThe search for E.T. Bell : also known as John TaineHilbert-Courant