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978-0-19-850651-5 / 0198506511

The Hilbert Challenge

by Gray, Jeremy J.

Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA

Edition:Hardcover

Language:English

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Few problems in mathematics have had the status of those posed by David Hilbert in 1900. Mathematicians have made their reputations by solving some of them like Fermat's last theorem, but several remain unsolved including the Riemann Hypotheses, which has eluded all the great minds of this century. A hundred years later, this book takes a fresh look at the problems, the man who set them, and the reasons for their lasting impact on the mathematics of the twentieth century. In this fascinating book, the authors consider what makes this the pre-eminent collection of problems in mathematics, what they tell us about what drives mathematicians, and the nature of reputation, influence and power in the world of modern mathematics. It is written in a clear and entertaining style and will appeal to anyone with interest in mathematics or those mathematicians willing to try their hand at these problems.

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