Person: Von Neumann, John


John Von Neumann built a solid framework for quantum mechanics. He also worked in game theory, studied what are now called von Neumann Algebras, and was one of the pioneers of computer science.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 28 December 1903, Budapest, Hungary. Died 8 February 1957, Washington D.C., USA.

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive