Mark Kac

1914 - 1984

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Mark Kac pioneered the modern development of mathematical probability, in particular its applications to statistical physics.
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List of References (13 books/articles)

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  1. Mark Kac on education, physics and mathematics

Honours awarded to Mark Kac
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MAA Chauvenet Prize winner1950, 1968
Hedrick lecturer1955
SIAM John von Neumann Lecture1961
AMS Gibbs Lecturer1967
AMS/SIAM Birkhoff Prize1978
AMS Colloquium Lecturer1981


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