When he came back to
Ali Nesin wrote a book, which tries
to tell that mathematics is not as antipathetic as it is taught in schools, and
it is fun, in fact. He wrote about many branches such as theory of games,
geometry, algebra, and set theory in a style that everyone can understand. In
this way, he tried to make the students and readers, who are afraid of
mathematics, like mathematics. Apart from his popular math books, there are
books written by him, such as the biography of his father Aziz Nesin,
scientific and popular mathematics articles which were published in the various
He founded the
After his father’s death, Ali Nesin has added many new works to the complete works of Aziz Nesin by compiling his writings in old Turkish and incomplete works, and translating them. The books titled Mum Hala I, Mum Hala II, Okuduğum Kitaplar, Birlikte Yaşadıklarım Birlikte Öldüklerim, Gözünüz Aydın Efendim, Herkesin İşi Gücü Var, Türkiye Şarkısı Nâzım came out of such a study. In addition to his researches on Mathematics, his being a chair of the Mathematics Department, and a director, he also created oil paintings, drawings, nude and portrait paintings, and participated in the joint painting exhibitions and group painting exhibitions. He also published his father’s book “Aşk Şiirleri” including his own drawings.
Professor Ali Nesin has not only
books titled “Matematik ve Korku”, “Matematik ve Doğa”, Matematik
ve Sonsuz”, Develerle Eşekler”, “Önermeler Mantığı” but also
scientific articles published in various journals. Furthermore, he has lecture
notes on the subject “set theory and analysis” which was accepted by TÜBA (The
Turkish Academy of Sciences). His field of study is “Groups of finite Morley
rank.” Besides, he is the chair of Mathematics Department at İstanbul
MATHEMATICS: Groups of Finite Morley Rank (Oxford University Pres, 1989); Matematik ve Doğa (2001); Matematik ve Korku (2001); Matematik ve Oyun (2001); Matematik ve Sonsuz (2001); Develerle Eşekler (2002), Önermeler Mantığı (2001).
BIOGRAPHY: Gömüyü Arayan Adam - Fotoğraflarla Aziz Nesin’nin Yaşamöyküsü (1998).
LETTER: Canım Oğlum Sevgili Babacığım / Aziz Nesin Ali Nesin Mektuplaşmaları 1 (2002); Canım Oğlum Sevgili Babacığım / Aziz Nesin Ali Nesin Mektuplaşmaları 2 (2002).
REFERENCE: Haluk Oral / Ali Nesin: Matematiği Toplumla Paylaşan Bir Bilim Adamı - Tayfun Akgül / Matematik ve Korku ve Doğa ve Oyun ve Sonsuz, Osman Karakök / Popüler Matematik Kitapları Üzerine Notlar (Cumhuriyet Kitap, 8.11.2001), Canım Oğlum Sevgili Babacığım Aziz Nesin Ali Nesin Mektuplaşmaları 1966-1981 (2002), Erhan Üstündağ / Develerle Eşekler (Radikal Kitap, 29.11.2002), Ceyhan Usanmaz / Develerle Eşekler (Virgül, Aralık 2002); İhsan Işık / Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (c. 6, s. 2622-2623, 2006) – Ünlü Bilim Adamları (Türkiye Ünlüleri Ansiklopedisi, C. 2, 2013) - Encyclopedia of Turkey’s Famous People (2013).