j. von neumann


[noo-muhn, nyoo- for 1; noi-mahn, -muhn for 2]
Saint John Nepomucene [nuh-pom-uh-seen] , 1811–60, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman and educator, born in the Austrian Empire: canonized 1977.
John von, Von Neumann, John.
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Von Neumann

[von noi-mahn, -muhn]
John, 1903–57, U.S. mathematician, born in Hungary.
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1.  Johann Balthasar (joˈhan ˈbaltazar). 1687--1753, German rococo architect. His masterpiece is the church of Vierzehnheiligen in Bavaria
2.  See (John) von Neumann

von Neumann (vɒn ˈnjuːmən, fɒn)
John. 1903--57, US mathematician, born in Hungary. He formulated game theory and contributed to the development of the atomic bomb and to the development of the stored-program computer (von Neumann machine)

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Neumann   (noi'män')  Pronunciation Key 
Hungarian-born American mathematician who contributed to mathematical theories about numbers and games. He was a leader in the design and development of high-speed electronic computers and also contributed to the field of cybernetics, a term he coined.
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