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Birth of a Theorem

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Birth of a Theorem is French mathematician Cédric Villani's own account of the years leading up to the coveted Fields Medal award. But you don't have to to be a mathematician to enjoy this wonderful work. In mathematics, as in any creative work, it is the thinker's whole life that propels discovery--and with Birth of a Theorem, Cédric Villani welcomes you into his.

Birth of a Theorem

by Cédric Villani
About
The Book
Birth of a Theorem is French mathematician Cédric Villani's own account of the years leading up to the coveted Fields Medal award. But you don't have to to be a mathematician to enjoy this wonderful work. In mathematics, as in any creative work, it is the thinker's whole life that propels discovery--and with Birth of a Theorem, Cédric Villani welcomes you into his.
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What Nassim Nicholas Taleb says

Riveting! Particularly if you follow the paper. Partial Differential Equations familiar to quants! A gem.