Literary Library

Vaclav E. Benes

January 1, 1931 - Czech-American mathematician and writerAuthor of "General Stochastic Processes in the Theory of Queues" and "Mathematical Theory ...

Grace Hopper

December 9, 1906 - January 1, 1992American computer scientist and U. S. Navy Rear AdmiralAuthor of "Understanding Computers" and "Instructor's Man...

Oswald Jacoby

December 8, 1902 - June 27, 1984American bridge player and authorAuthor of "Oswald Jacoby on Poker", "Mathematics for Pleasure", "The Backgammon Bo...

Thomas Carlyle

December 4, 1795 - February 5, 1881Scottish historian, philosopher, mathematician, essayist and satiristAuthor of "Sartor Resartus", "The French R...

Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte du Buffon

September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788French naturalist, mathematician and cosmologistPublished the 36 volume edition of "Histoire Naturelle" Became t...

Barbara McMartin

November 18, 1931 - September 27, 2005American mathematician, environmentalist and authorAuthor of 25 books on the Adirondack Mountains including "...

Mark B. Wise

November 9, 1953 - Canadian-American theoretical physicist, researcher and writerAuthor of "From Physical Concept to Mathematical Structure: An Int...