From Linear Operators to Computational Biology

Essays in Memory of Jacob T. Schwartz

  • Martin Davis
  • Edmond Schonberg

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
  2. David Ritz Finkelstein
    Pages 5-22
  3. Martin Davis
    Pages 23-37
  4. Robert Dewar
    Pages 39-46
  5. Alessandro Laganà, Rosalba Giugno, Alfredo Pulvirenti, Alfredo Ferro
    Pages 169-194
  6. Michael Wigler
    Pages 195-202
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 203-208

About this book


In his rich and varied career as a mathematician, computer scientist, and educator, Jacob T. Schwartz wrote seminal works in analysis, mathematical economics, programming languages, algorithmics, and computational geometry. In this volume of essays, his friends, students, and collaborators at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences present recent results in some of the fields that Schwartz explored: quantum theory, the theory and practice of programming, program correctness and decision procedures, dextrous manipulation in Robotics, motion planning, and genomics. In addition to presenting recent results in these fields, these essays illuminate the astonishingly productive trajectory of a brilliant and original scientist and thinker.


Evolution of Programming Gene Silencing Jack Schwartz Proof-checker Quantum Computing RNAi Robitics Set Theory

Editors and affiliations

  • Martin Davis
    • 1
  • Edmond Schonberg
    • 2
  1. 1.Courant Institute of Mathem. ScienceNew York UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Courant Institute of Mathem. ScienceNew York UniversityNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-4281-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-4282-9
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