Mathematical Association ofAmerica. History of American Mathematics in World War II CommitteeRecords 1944-1967, 1978-1983
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J. Barkley Rosser was born in Jacksonville, Florida in 1907. He earned both his Bachelor of Science (1929) and Master of Science (1931) from the University of Florida. He obtained his Ph. D. from Princeton University in 1934. Subsequently, Rosser taught at Princeton, Harvard, and Cornell and spent the latter part of his career at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He continued to lecture well into his late 70s, and died at his home in Madison in 1989. Rosser contributed to many committees and ...
This committee, formed in January 1980, was charged with planning a project whose initial goals were to identify published works and issue bibliographies as well as to locate unpublished sources and to encourage their preservation and their proper description. In addition It recognized the need for new personal memoirs and oral history interviews. More information on the history of this committee can be found in its minutes. Members were: J. Barkley Rosser (Chairman), Maynard J. Brichford, Churc...
The Eighth Air Force was the first division to have an operations analysis section and its section remained the largest through World War II. Section members used mathematical analysis to improve bombing accuracy and efficiency. From the description of Air Force Operations Analysis Section collection, 1942-1985. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52179154 G. Baley Price (1905- ) was a professor of mathematics at the University of Kansas, Lawrence from 1937-...