Letters in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 231–242

Stanislaw M. Ulam's contributions to theoretical theory

  • William A. Beyer
  • Peter H. Sellers
  • Michael S. Waterman
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF00398163

Cite this article as:
Beyer, W.A., Sellers, P.H. & Waterman, M.S. Lett Math Phys (1985) 10: 231. doi:10.1007/BF00398163

Abstract

S. M. Ulam's contributions to biology are surveyed. The survey covers cellular automata theory, population biology, Fermi-Pasta-Ulam results, pattern recognition, and sequence similarity.

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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • William A. Beyer
    • 1
  • Peter H. Sellers
    • 2
  • Michael S. Waterman
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Los Alamos National LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA
  2. 2.Rockefeller UniversityNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  4. 4.Department of Biological SciencesUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA