The editorial board for the History of Mathematics series has selected for this volume a series of translations from two Russian publications, Kolmogorov in Remembrance and Mathematics and its Historical Development. This book, Kolmogorov in Perspective, includes articles written by Kolmogorov's students and colleagues and his personal accounts of shared experiences and lifelong mathematical friendships. Specifically, the article, ""Andrei Nikolaevich Kolmogorov. A Biographical Sketch of His Life and Creative Paths"" by A. N. Shiryaev, gives an excellent personal and scientific biography of Kolmogorov. The volume also includes the following articles: ""On A. N. Kolmogorov"" by V. I. Arnol'd, ""In Memory of A. N. Kolmogorov"" by S. M. Nikol'skii, ""Remembrances of A. N. Kolmogorov"" by Ya. G. Sinai, ""The Influence of Andrei Nikolaevich Kolmogorov on My Life"" by P. L. Ul'yanov, ""A Few Words on A. N. Kolmogorov"" by P. S. Aleksandrov, ""Memories of P. S. Aleksandrov"" by A. N. Kolmogorov, ""Newton a Information for our distributors: Co-published with the London Mathematical Society beginning with Volume 4. Members of the LMS may order directly from the AMS at the AMS member price.The LMS is registered with the Charity Commissioners.
Andrei Nikolaevich Kolmogorov (April 25, 1903 to October 20, 1987). A biographical sketch of his life and creative paths by A. N. Shiryaev On A. N. Kolmogorov by V. I. Arnol'd In memory of A. N. Kolmogorov by S. M. Nikol'skii Remembrances of A. N. Kolmogorov by Ya. G. Sinai The influence of Andrei Nikolaevich Kolmogorov on my life by P. L. Ul'yanov A few words on A. N. Kolmogorov by P. S. Aleksandrov Memories of P. S. Aleksandrov by A. N. Kolmogorov Newton and contemporary mathematical thought by A. N. Kolmogorov Bibliography.