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Martin Davis (mathematician)
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Biography
Davis's parents were Jewish immigrants to the US from ÅÃ³dÅº, Poland, and married after they met again in New York City. Davis grew up in the Bronx, where his parents encouraged him to obtain a full education.He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1950, where his advisor was Alonzo Church.{{MathGenealogy|id=8018}} He is Professor Emeritus at New York University.Contributions
Davis is the co-inventor of the Davisâ€“Putnam algorithm and the DPLL algorithms. He is also known for his model of Postâ€“Turing machines, and his work on Hilbert's tenth problem leading to the MRDP theorem.Awards and honors
In 1975, Davis won the Leroy P. Steele Prize, the Chauvenet Prize (with Reuben Hersh), and in 1974 the Lester R. Ford Award for his expository writing related to his work on Hilbert's tenth problem.JOURNAL, Davis, Martin, Hilbert's tenth problem is unsolvable, Amer. Math. Monthly, 80, 3, 1973, 233â€“269,weblink 10.2307/2318447, 2318447, He became a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1982, and in 2012, he was selected as one of the inaugural fellows of the American Mathematical Society.List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2014-03-17.Selected publications
- Books
- BOOK, Davis, Martin, Applied nonstandard analysis, Wiley, New York, 1977, 9780471198970,
- BOOK, Davis, Martin, Weyuker, Elaine J., Sigal, Ron, Elaine Weyuker, Computability, complexity, and languages: fundamentals of theoretical computer science, Academic Press, Harcourt, Brace, Boston, 1994, 2nd, 9780122063824,
- BOOK, Davis, Martin, Engines of logic: mathematicians and the origin of the computer, Norton, New York, 2000, 9780393322293,
- Articles
- Davis, Martin (1973), "Hilbert's Tenth Problem is Unsolvable", American Mathematical Monthly, 80(3), 233â€“269.
- Davis, Martin (1995), "Is mathematical insight algorithmic", Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 13(4), 659â€“60.
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