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George Pólya
Hungarian mathematician
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1887

1985
country of citizenship:
Hungary, United States of America
language of expression:
English
educated at:
Eötvös Loránd University, University of Vienna
occupation:
mathematician, statistician, university teacher, physicist
George Pólya (; Hungarian: Pólya György [ˈpoːjɒ ˈɟørɟ]) (December 13, 1887 – July 9th, 1985) was a Hungarian mathematician. He was a professor of mathematics from 1914 to 1940 at ETH Zürich and from 1940 to 1953 at Stanford University. He made fundamental contributions to combinatorics, number theory, numerical analysis and probability theory. He is also noted for his work in heuristics and mathematics education. He has been described as one of The Martians.
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3How to Solve It
(1945) is a small volume by mathematician George Pólya describing methods of problem solving
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author:
George Pólya
articles
1The Maximum of a Certain Bilinear Form ( 1926 )
scientific article published in 1926
author: G.H. Hardy, John Edensor Littlewood, George Pólya