John von Neumann

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Noun1.John von Neumann - United States mathematician who contributed to the development of atom bombs and of stored-program digital computers (1903-1957)
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Mike points out that half a century ago both Alan Turing, the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence, and John von Neumann, the mathematician and computer scientist, used the language of neurons and brains in their work.
In 1949, the Hungarian-American mathematician, John von Neumann (1903-1953), used the ENIAC computer to calculate n to 2037 places.
John Von Neumann discussed the possibility of a self replicating program back in the 1940's and published a paper on the same in 1966.
In this sweeping narrative, Sheehan brings to life a huge cast of some of the most intriguing characters of the cold war, including the brilliant physicist John Von Neumann, and the hawkish Air Force general, Curtis LeMay.
On the historical side, Wolfram offers his views of the logician Kurt Godel, computer scientist (perhaps the original computer scientist) Alan Turing and mathematicians John von Neumann and George Boole.
John von Neumann, the pioneering mathematician and physicist, took a crack at it back in 1944, when he developed the theory of expected utility along with Oskar Morgenstern.
The scientists profiled are John von Neumann, Theodore von K<AEa>rma<AEa>n, Leo Szilard, Eugene P.
Why John von Neumann did not like the Hilbert space formalism of quantum mechanics (and what he liked instead).
In 1958, the US mathematician, physicist, inventor and polymath John Von Neumann described how technological changes and the ever-accelerating progress of technology give the appearance of our approaching some essential singularity beyond which human affairs as we know them could not continue.
The person who coined the term "singularity" in this context was mathematician John von Neumann.
The von Neumann architecture, named after the Hungarian-born mathematician John von Neumann, is designed to execute linear sequences of instructions.