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ERIC Number: EJ900030
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0746-8342
John Todd--Numerical Mathematics Pioneer
Albers, Don
College Mathematics Journal, v38 n1 p2-23 Jan 2007
John Todd, now in his mid-90s, began his career as a pure mathematician, but World War II interrupted that. In this interview, he talks about his education, the significant developments in his becoming a numerical analyst, and the journey that concluded at Caltech. Among the interesting stories are how he met his wife-to-be the mathematician Olga Taussky Todd and how he "saved Oberwolfach."
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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