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## See Also

Computing Machines; Decision Theory; Game Theory; Hilbert, David; Mathematics, Foundations Of; Proof Theory; Quantum Mechanics; Set Theory.

## Bibliography

Much of von Neumann's work, with the exception of certain still-classified reports or papers that are essentially duplicates of other works, is published in *John von Neumann, Collected Works,* 6 vols. (New York: Macmillan, 1961–1963). Other important books by von Neumann are *Continuous Geometry,* 2 vols. (Princeton, NJ: Institute for Advance Study, 1936–1937); *Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics* (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1955); *The Computer and the Brain* (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1958). For a survey of von Neumann's life and work, see the memorial volume *John von Neumann, 1903–1957, Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society* 64 (3:2) (May 1958).

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