James S. Taylor
|James S. Taylor|
|Born||James Sturdevant Taylor|
May 4, 1895
|Died||October 15, 1967 (age 72) |
Dr. James S. Taylor (1895-1967) was recognized as an expert on gambling as a result of his mathematical research into the probabilities of gambling.
A member of the I.B.M. since 1945, he was a Phi Beta Kappa of the University of California, Berkeley, and published a book on the Essentials of Calculus in 1929.
He later wrote one of the first papers on linear programming.
Dr. Taylor was a past president of I.B.M. Ring 13 and also of the local Assembly of the S.A.M.
Books (non magic)
- Essentials of Calculus in 1929
- The Linking Ring, Vol. 35, No. 2, April 1955, 1955 Pitsburgh, Pa. Convention Parade, by Eddie Clever - James Sturdevant Taylor, page 65
- Cover, M-U-M, Vol. 47, No. 10, March 1958, Dr. James S. Taylor, magician-of-the-month, by Leslie P. Guest, page 425
- The Linking Ring, Vol. 47, No. 10, October 1967, Broken Wand, Dr. James S. Taylor, page 96
- M-U-M, Vol. 57, No. 7, December 1967, Broken Wands, Dr. James S. Taylor, page 40
- http://prabook.com/web/person-view.html?profileId=1694574# James Sturdevant Taylor, American mathematics educator