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Paul R. Stein
,
an American physicist and mathematician, and staff member at
Los Alamos National Laboratory
since 1950, working on problems that range from
mathematical biology
to
nonlinear transformations
and
experimental number theory
^{[1]}
. In the late 1950s, along with
Mary Menzel
and
Stanislaw Ulam
, Paul Stein performed one of the earliest digital simulations of
discrete dynamics
in twodimensions
^{[2]}
. In their work they created a robot mathematician to scan the results of simulations for
chaotic attractors
^{[3]}
.
Paul Stein was member of a group of Hbomb researchers around Stanislaw Ulam,
Mark Wells
and
John Pasta
et al., who wrote the
chessplaying program
^{[4]}
^{[5]}
for the
MANIAC I
in 1956. It played
Los Alamos chess
on a 6×6 board without bishops.
Paul Stein
^{[6]}
Table of Contents
Photos
Selected Publications
References
What links here?
Photos
Los Alamos
scientists
Paul Stein
(left) and
Nick Metropolis
playing chess with the MANIAC computer
^{[7]}
^{[8]}
Selected Publications
^{[9]}
Paul Stein
,
Stanislaw Ulam
(
1957
).
Experiments in chess on electronic computing machines
. Chess Review, 13 January 1957.
James Kister
,
Paul Stein
,
Stanislaw Ulam
,
William Walden
,
Mark Wells
(
1957
).
Experiments in Chess
.
Journal of the ACM
, Vol. 4, No. 2
Mary TsingouMenzel
,
Paul Stein
,
Stanislaw Ulam
(
1959
).
Quadratic Transformations: Part I
.
Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory
report LA2305,
republished
in
Stanislaw Ulam
(
1990
).
Analogies Between Analogies: The Mathematical Reports of S.M. Ulam and his Los Alamos Collaborators
.
Berkeley
:
University of California Press
John Riordan
,
Paul Stein
(
1972
).
Arrangements on Chessboards
.
Journal of Combinatorial Theory
Series A, Vol. 12, No. 1
Nicholas Metropolis
,
Myron L. Stein
,
Paul Stein
(
1973
).
On finite limit sets for transformations on the unit interval
.
Journal of Combinatorial Theory
Series A, Vol. 15, No. 1
Paul Stein
(
1982
).
Bernd Matthias  A Personal Memoir
.
Los Alamos Science
, No. 4 »
Bernd Matthias
William A. Beyer
,
Paul Stein
(
1983
).
Brief History of Functional Iteration at Los Alamos
.
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Paul Stein
(
1986
).
Experiments in Chess on Electronic Computing Machines: Some Early Efforts
. in
Stanislaw Ulam
(
1986
).
Science, Computers, and People  From the Tree of Mathematics
.
Birkhäuser
Paul Stein
(
1987
).
Iteration of Maps, Strange Attractors, and Number Theory  An Ulamian Potpourri
. in
Stanislaw Ulam 19091984
.
Los Alamos Science
, No. 15,
pdf
References
^
Paul Stein
(
1987
).
Iteration of Maps, Strange Attractors, and Number Theory  An Ulamian Potpourri
. in
Stanislaw Ulam 19091984
.
Los Alamos Science
, No. 15,
pdf
^
Mary TsingouMenzel
,
Paul Stein
,
Stanislaw Ulam
(
1959
).
Quadratic Transformations: Part I
.
Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory
report LA2305
^
Ralph Abraham
(
2011
).
Image Entropy for Discrete Dynamical Systems
.
pdf
^
Paul Stein
,
Stanislaw Ulam
(
1957
).
Experiments in chess on electronic computing machines
. Chess Review, 13 January 1957.
^
James Kister
,
Paul Stein
,
Stanislaw Ulam
,
William Walden
,
Mark Wells
(
1957
).
Experiments in Chess
.
Journal of the ACM
, Vol. 4, No. 2
^
Image from
Paul Stein
(
1987
).
Iteration of Maps, Strange Attractors, and Number Theory  An Ulamian Potpourri
. in
Stanislaw Ulam 19091984
.
Los Alamos Science
, No. 15,
pdf
^
Los Alamos scientisits Paul Stern (left) and Nick Metropolis playing chess with the MANIAC computer
, 1956, Courtesy of
Los Alamos National Laboratory
, hosted by
The Computer History Museum
^
see also
Herbert L. Anderson
(
1986
).
Metropolis, Monte Carlo, and the MANIAC
.
Los Alamos Science
,
pdf
^
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Sep 16, 2015
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Nov 17, 2016
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Feb 23, 2015
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an American physicist and mathematician, and staff member at Los Alamos National Laboratory since 1950, working on problems that range from mathematical biology to nonlinear transformations and experimental number theory ^{[1]}. In the late 1950s, along with Mary Menzel and Stanislaw Ulam, Paul Stein performed one of the earliest digital simulations of discrete dynamics in twodimensions ^{[2]}. In their work they created a robot mathematician to scan the results of simulations for chaotic attractors ^{[3]}.
Paul Stein was member of a group of Hbomb researchers around Stanislaw Ulam, Mark Wells and John Pasta et al., who wrote the chessplaying program ^{[4]} ^{[5]} for the MANIAC I in 1956. It played Los Alamos chess on a 6×6 board without bishops.
Table of Contents
Photos
Selected Publications
^{[9]}References
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