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On Mathematicians

by Richard H. Williams




Emil Artinhe invented class field theory, branch of Algebra.
Karl Pearson applied Statistics to the field of Biometrics.
"Godel's proof" furthered the work of Bertrand Russell and Alfred Whitehead.
John von Neumann played a key role in Game Theory and Cybernetics.
David Hilbert's work pioneered the advent of Quantum Mechanics.
Kolmogorov the most influential Soviet Mathematician.
Norbert Wiener came up with Cybernetics, which means in Greek, "Steersman."
Turing theorized that machines could be made to think. He could do it!
Richard von Mises did work in Philosophy and Mathematics.
Charles Spearman's work in intelligence; linked to that of factor theory.
Ramanujam was the greatest Indian Pure Mathematician.
Richard Courant was active in warrelated scientific work.
Sir Harold Jeffreys British Geophysicist and Astronomer.
Jerzy Neymanhe developed behavioral Applied Statistics.
George Birkoff founded theories of Gravitation and of Esthetics.
Emma Noethershe conducted key research in Abstract Algebra.
George Boole developed Boolean Algebra, which led to computers.
William Gossett wrote under pen name "student." He developed ttest.
George Boxnoted for his theory of TimeSeries and its forecasting.
Oswald Veblena pioneer in the theory of Topology.
George Cantor founded modern Set Theory and point set Topology.
Alfred Tarski was a Mathematician and a Logician too.
Nick Bourbaki is: pen name of a group of French Mathematicians.
Maurice Kendall is the great synthesizer of modern Statistics.
John Tukey produced exploratory data analytic mode.
R. A. Fisher chained experimental design onto Statistics.



November 28 ,2004


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