ISBN 9780521670487,Remarkable Mathematicians

Remarkable Mathematicians

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Cambridge University Press

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9780521670487

ISBN-10 0521670489


Number of Pages 447 Pages
Language (English)

Language Learning & Teaching

Ioan James introduces and profiles sixty mathematicians from an era which saw mathematics freed from its classical origins to develop into its modern form. The characters, all born between 1700 and 1910, come from a wide range of countries, and all made a

Table of Contents:
Preface 1. From Euler to Legendre 2. From Fourier to Cauchy 3. From Abel to Grassmann 4. From Kummer to Cayley 5. From Hermite to Lie 6. From Cantor to Hilbert 7. From Moore to Takagi 8. From Hardy to Lefschetz 9. From Birkhoff to Alexander 10. From Ba