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When John Nash won the Nobel prize in economics in 1994, many people were surprised to learn that he was alive and well. Since then, Sylvia Nasar's celebrated biography A Beautiful Mind, the basis of a new major motion picture, has revealed the man. The Essential John Nash reveals his work--in his own words. This book presents, for the first time, the full range of Nash's

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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published November 19th 2001 by Princeton University Press
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Andrew
I misunderstood the purpose of this book. I thought that this book would be a nice primer for the lay person on the life and work of John Nash. However, while the book does devote some space to discussing biographical notes, the majority of the book is devoted to discussing Nash's theories. I anticipated this, but I thought that it would be presented in a way that a lay person could undertand it. This is not the case. The book is really written for those either majoring or mastering in mathemati...more
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John Forbes Nash, Ph.D. is an American mathematician whose works in game theory, differential geometry, and partial differential equations have provided insight into the forces that govern chance and events inside complex systems in daily life. His theories are still used today in market economics, computing, artificial intelligence, accounting and military theory. Serving as a Senior Research Mat...more
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