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The Resource Who gave you the epsilon? : and other tales of mathematical history, edited by Marlow Anderson, Victor Katz, Robin Wilson, (electronic resource)

Who gave you the epsilon? : and other tales of mathematical history, edited by Marlow Anderson, Victor Katz, Robin Wilson, (electronic resource)

Label
Who gave you the epsilon? : and other tales of mathematical history
Title
Who gave you the epsilon?
Title remainder
and other tales of mathematical history
Statement of responsibility
edited by Marlow Anderson, Victor Katz, Robin Wilson
Title variation
Who gave you the epsilon? & other tales of mathematical history
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
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non fiction
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  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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1950-
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  • Anderson, Marlow
  • Katz, Victor J
  • Wilson, Robin J
  • ebrary, Inc
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Mathematics
Label
Who gave you the epsilon? : and other tales of mathematical history, edited by Marlow Anderson, Victor Katz, Robin Wilson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • L.A. Steen
  • Alan Turing and the central limit theorem
  • S.L. Zabell
  • Why did George Green write his essay of 1828 on electricity and magnetism?
  • I. Grattan-Guinness
  • Connectivity and smoke-rings : Green's second identity in its first fifty years
  • Thomas Archibald
  • The history of Stokes' theorem
  • Victor J. Katz
  • The mathematical collaboration of M.L. Cartwright and J.E. Littlewood
  • [Pt. 1.] Analysis
  • Shawnee L. McMurran and
  • James J. Tattersall
  • Dr. David Harold Blackwell, African American pioneer
  • Nkechi Agwu,
  • Luella Smith and
  • Aissatou Barry
  • [pt. 2.] Geometry, topology and foundations
  • Gauss and the non-Euclidean geometry
  • George Bruce Halsted
  • History of the parallel postulate
  • Who gave you the epsilon? : Cauchy and the origins of rigorous calculus
  • Florence P. Lewis
  • The rise and fall of projective geometry
  • J.L. Coolidge
  • Notes on the history of geometrical ideas
  • Dan Pedoe
  • A note on the history of the Cantor set and Cantor function
  • Julian F. Fleron
  • Evolution of the topological concept of "connected"
  • R.L. Wilder
  • A brief, subjective history of homology and homotopy theory in this century
  • Judith V. Grabiner
  • Peter Hilton
  • The origins of modern axiomatics : Pasch to Peano
  • H.C. Kennedy
  • C.S. Pierce's philosophy of infinite sets
  • Joseph W. Dauben
  • On the development of logics between the two world wars
  • I. Grattan-Guinness
  • Dedekind's theorem : [square root of 2] x [square root of 3] = [square root of 6]
  • David Fowler
  • [pt. 3.] Algebra and number theory
  • Evolution of the function concept : a brief survey
  • Hamilton's discovery of quaternions
  • B.L. van der Waerden
  • Hamilton, Rodrigues, and the quaternion scandal
  • Simon L. Altmann
  • Building an international reputation : the case of J.J. Sylvester (1814-1897)
  • Karen Hunger Parshall and
  • Eugene Seneta
  • The foundation period in the history of group theory
  • Josephine E. Burns
  • The evolution of group theory : a brief survey
  • Israel Kleiner
  • Israel Kleiner
  • The search for finite simple groups
  • Joseph A. Gallian
  • Genius and biographers : the fictionalization of Evariste Galois
  • Tony Rothman
  • Hermann Grassmann and the creation of linear algebra
  • Desmond Fearnley-Sander
  • The roots of commutative algebra in algebraic number theory
  • Israel Kleiner
  • Eisenstein's misunderstood geometric proof of the quadratic reciprocity theorem
  • S. Kovalevsky : a mathematical lesson
  • Reinhard C. Laubenbacher and
  • David J. Pengelley
  • Waring's problem
  • Charles Small
  • A history of the prime number theorem
  • L.J. Goldstein
  • A hundred years of prime numbers
  • Paul T. Bateman and
  • Harold G. Diamond
  • The Indian mathematician Ramanujan
  • Karen D. Rappaport
  • G.H. Hardy
  • Emmy Noether
  • Clark H. Kimberling
  • "A marvelous proof"
  • Fernando Q. Gouvêa
  • [pt. 4.] Surveys
  • The International Congress of Mathematicians
  • George Bruce Halsted
  • A popular account of some new fields of thought in mathematics
  • G.A. Miller
  • Highlights in the history of spectral theory
  • A half-century of mathematics
  • Hermann Weyl
  • Mathematics at the turn of the millennium
  • Philip A. Griffiths
Control code
ebr10722449
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 431 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Who gave you the epsilon? : and other tales of mathematical history, edited by Marlow Anderson, Victor Katz, Robin Wilson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • L.A. Steen
  • Alan Turing and the central limit theorem
  • S.L. Zabell
  • Why did George Green write his essay of 1828 on electricity and magnetism?
  • I. Grattan-Guinness
  • Connectivity and smoke-rings : Green's second identity in its first fifty years
  • Thomas Archibald
  • The history of Stokes' theorem
  • Victor J. Katz
  • The mathematical collaboration of M.L. Cartwright and J.E. Littlewood
  • [Pt. 1.] Analysis
  • Shawnee L. McMurran and
  • James J. Tattersall
  • Dr. David Harold Blackwell, African American pioneer
  • Nkechi Agwu,
  • Luella Smith and
  • Aissatou Barry
  • [pt. 2.] Geometry, topology and foundations
  • Gauss and the non-Euclidean geometry
  • George Bruce Halsted
  • History of the parallel postulate
  • Who gave you the epsilon? : Cauchy and the origins of rigorous calculus
  • Florence P. Lewis
  • The rise and fall of projective geometry
  • J.L. Coolidge
  • Notes on the history of geometrical ideas
  • Dan Pedoe
  • A note on the history of the Cantor set and Cantor function
  • Julian F. Fleron
  • Evolution of the topological concept of "connected"
  • R.L. Wilder
  • A brief, subjective history of homology and homotopy theory in this century
  • Judith V. Grabiner
  • Peter Hilton
  • The origins of modern axiomatics : Pasch to Peano
  • H.C. Kennedy
  • C.S. Pierce's philosophy of infinite sets
  • Joseph W. Dauben
  • On the development of logics between the two world wars
  • I. Grattan-Guinness
  • Dedekind's theorem : [square root of 2] x [square root of 3] = [square root of 6]
  • David Fowler
  • [pt. 3.] Algebra and number theory
  • Evolution of the function concept : a brief survey
  • Hamilton's discovery of quaternions
  • B.L. van der Waerden
  • Hamilton, Rodrigues, and the quaternion scandal
  • Simon L. Altmann
  • Building an international reputation : the case of J.J. Sylvester (1814-1897)
  • Karen Hunger Parshall and
  • Eugene Seneta
  • The foundation period in the history of group theory
  • Josephine E. Burns
  • The evolution of group theory : a brief survey
  • Israel Kleiner
  • Israel Kleiner
  • The search for finite simple groups
  • Joseph A. Gallian
  • Genius and biographers : the fictionalization of Evariste Galois
  • Tony Rothman
  • Hermann Grassmann and the creation of linear algebra
  • Desmond Fearnley-Sander
  • The roots of commutative algebra in algebraic number theory
  • Israel Kleiner
  • Eisenstein's misunderstood geometric proof of the quadratic reciprocity theorem
  • S. Kovalevsky : a mathematical lesson
  • Reinhard C. Laubenbacher and
  • David J. Pengelley
  • Waring's problem
  • Charles Small
  • A history of the prime number theorem
  • L.J. Goldstein
  • A hundred years of prime numbers
  • Paul T. Bateman and
  • Harold G. Diamond
  • The Indian mathematician Ramanujan
  • Karen D. Rappaport
  • G.H. Hardy
  • Emmy Noether
  • Clark H. Kimberling
  • "A marvelous proof"
  • Fernando Q. Gouvêa
  • [pt. 4.] Surveys
  • The International Congress of Mathematicians
  • George Bruce Halsted
  • A popular account of some new fields of thought in mathematics
  • G.A. Miller
  • Highlights in the history of spectral theory
  • A half-century of mathematics
  • Hermann Weyl
  • Mathematics at the turn of the millennium
  • Philip A. Griffiths
Control code
ebr10722449
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 431 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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