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von Neu·mann

 (vŏn noi′män′, fôn), John 1903-1957.
Hungarian-born American mathematician who was one of the originators of the field of game theory and also made fundamental contributions to quantum mechanics and to the development of high-speed digital computers.

von Neumann

(vɒn ˈnjuːmən; fɒn)
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(Biography) John. 1903–57, US mathematician, born in Hungary. He formulated game theory and contributed to the development of the atomic bomb and to the development of the stored-program computer (von Neumann machine)

Von Neu•mann

(vɒn ˈnɔɪ mɑn, -mən)
n.
John, 1903–57, U.S. mathematician, born in Hungary.
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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.
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The participation enters the picture in the quantum universe and is tied to the so-called measurement problem, expounded by the Orthodox view of quantum mechanics (QM) as proposed by John von Neumann (2), see also Stapp (3).
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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.
Other issues stem from the von Neumann architecture itself, which has been the dominant model for stored program computers since John Von Neumann first described it in 1945.
Since the seminal paper of von Neumann and Wigner [13], Schrodinger operators with embedded positive eigenvalues have always played a special role in spectral and in scattering theory.
Von Neumann and Morgenstern (1944) do not rescue this legacy either; unlike Samuelson (1947), they additionally reject calculus and differential equations as the main mathematical tool of economics (Leonard 1994: 494).
To overcome this so-called von Neumann bottleneck, it is not sufficient to optically connect memory and processor, as the optical signals have to be converted into electric signals again.
A remark on amenable von Neumann subalgebras in a tracial free product Narutaka Ozawa