neumann, john von

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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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