I stumbled across this biography while reading about Graham Farmelo's biography of Paul Dirac.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

http://epress.anu.edu.au/maverick/html/prelims.html

Maverick Mathematician

The Life and Science of J.E. Moyal

It's interesting because there is an appendix with correspondence between Moyal and Dirac.

http://epress.anu.edu.au/maverick/html/apb.html

Appendix 2. P.A.M. Dirac – J. E. Moyal: Correspondence, 1944-1946. Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, MS 45/3/

Appendix 3. contains his paper -Quantum Mechanics as a Statistical Theory by J.E. Moyal

Originally published in the Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, Vol. 45, 1949.

http://epress.anu.edu.au/maverick/pdf/app03.pdf

Reproduced with permission of Cambridge University Press.

Moyal was also an engineer.

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# Biography: Maverick Mathematician Joe Moyal

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