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John von Neumann (1903 - 1957), one of the most important mathematicians of the 20th century, one of the scientific all-rounders in the fields of modern computers, game theory, nuclear weapons and chemical weapons, was later called "The father of computers and the father of game theory. The main works of von Neumann include" The Mathematical Foundation of Quantum Mechanics "(1926)," Computer and Human Brain "(1958)," Operator Methods for Classical Mechanics "," Game Theory and Economic Behavior "(1944)," Continuous geometry "(1960) and so on.

Von Neumann was born on December 28, 1903 in a Jewish family in Budapest, Hungary. Von Neumann’s father, Max, was young and handsome, and with diligence, tact and good attune, he was among the bankers in Budapest when he was young. Von Neumann’s mother is a kind-hearted woman who is docile and well-educated. Von Neumann has shown genius in mathematics and memory since he was a child. Since childhood, von Neumann has had an unforgettable talent. At the age of six, he can joke with his father in Greek. At the age of six, he was able to calculate the eight-digit division. At the age of eight, he mastered calculus. At the age of ten, he spent several months reading a world history of forty-eight volumes, and could be on the current events and history. The event is compared.

Von Neumann received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Budapest in 1926. He has taught at the University of Berlin and the University of Hamburg. He traveled to the United States in 1930 and later entered the United States. He has served as a professor at Princeton University, the Princeton Institute of Advanced Studies, and a member of the American Atomic Energy Commission. Academician of the National Academy of Sciences. In the early days, he was known for his research in operator theory, resonance theory, quantum theory, and set theory, and created the von Neumann algebra. During the Second World War, he contributed to the development of the first atomic bomb. It provides a basic solution for the development of electronic digital computers. In 1944, together with Morgan Stern (Oskar Morgenstern), "Game Theory and Economic Behavior" was the foundation work of the game theory. In his later years, he studied the theory of automata, and he wrote the book "Computer and Human Brain" for accurate analysis of human brain and computer systems.

Looking back at the glorious development of science and technology in the 20th century, it is important to mention von Neumann, one of the most outstanding mathematicians of the 20th century. As we all know, the electronic computer invented in 1946 greatly promoted the advancement of science and technology and greatly promoted the progress of social life. Given that von Neumann played a key role in the invention of electronic computers, he was hailed as the "father of computers" by Westerners. In economics, he also has breakthrough achievements, and is known as the "father of game theory." In the field of physics, the "mathematical basis of quantum mechanics" written by von Neumann in the 1930s has proved to be of great value to the development of atomic physics. He is also quite versatile in chemistry and has a university degree in Chemistry from the Zurich Institute of Technology. Like Hayek, who is also a Jew, he is one of the greatest talents of the last century.

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