# Mathematician:Norbert Wiener

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## Mathematician

American mathematician who worked mainly in computer science, stochastic processes and cybernetics.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: November 26, 1894 in Columbia, Missouri
- Died: March 18, 1964 in Stockholm, Sweden

## Theorems and Definitions

- Wiener Equation
- Wiener Filter
- Wiener Process
- Wiener's Tauberian Theorem
- Paley-Wiener Theorem (with Raymond Paley)
- Wiener-Khinchin Theorem (with Aleksandr Khinchin)
- Abstract Wiener Space
- Classical Wiener Space
- Wiener Formalization of Ordered Pair

- Discovered what is now called a Banach Space at the same time as Stefan Banach.

Results named for **Norbert Wiener** can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for **Norbert Wiener** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1914:
*A simplification in the logic of relations* - 1922:
*A New Vector Method in Integral Equations*(*MIT Journal of Mathematics and Physics***Vol. 1**: 1 – 20) (with Frank Lauren Hitchcock) - 1930:
*Extrapolation, Interpolation and Smoothing of Stationary Time Series with Engineering Applications* - 1933:
*Notes on random functions*(with Antoni Zygmund and Raymond Edward Alan Christopher Paley) - 1948:
*Cybernetics: Or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine* - 1950:
*The Human Use of Human Beings* - 1952:
*The Brain and other short science fiction*(fiction: under the name W. Norbert) - 1953:
*Ex-Prodigy: My Childhood and Youth*(autobiography) - 1956:
*I am a Mathematician*(autobiography) - 1958:
*Nonlinear Problems in Random Theory* - 1959:
*The Tempter*(fiction) - 1966:
*Generalized Harmonic Analysis and Tauberian Theorems* - 1966:
*God & Golem, Inc.: A Comment on Certain Points Where Cybernetics Impinges on Religion* - 1988:
*The Fourier Integral and Certain of its Applications* - 1994:
*Invention: The Care and Feeding of Ideas*

## Sources

- 1998: David Nelson:
*The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics*(2nd ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): Entry:**Wiener, Norbert**(1894-1964) - 2008: David Nelson:
*The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics*(4th ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): Entry:**Wiener, Norbert**(1894-1964) - 2014: Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson:
*The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics*(5th ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): Entry:**Wiener, Norbert**(1899-1969)