• Mark Kac
  • Gian-Carlo Rota
  • Jacob T. Schwartz
Part of the Modern Birkhäuser Classics book series


There is a saying, attributed to Niels Bohr but apparently an old Danish proverb, that it is difficult to predict, especially the future. Therefore I will not engage in this extraordinarily difficult and involved task, but will restrict myself to illustrating some points which might be relevant.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Kac
  • Gian-Carlo Rota
    • 1
  • Jacob T. Schwartz
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Mathematics and PhilosophyMITCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Courant InstituteNew YorkUSA

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