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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.
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von Neumann(vɒn ˈnjuːmən; fɒn)
(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)
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Von Neu•mann(vɒn ˈnɔɪ mɑn, -mən)
John, 1903–57, U.S. mathematician, born in Hungary.
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