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Volume 31, Number 2, Page 158 (1987)
Mathematics and Computing
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Applied mathematics, a national view

by H. Cohen
The development of applied mathematics in the United States during the past forty years is described, including the role of computers and computation in enlarging and changing the field. The growth of the profession is also discussed, along with needs for training and funding for the future.
Related Subjects: Mathematics