Carl Friedrich Gauss: Titan of Science
This biography of Gauss, by far the most comprehensive in English, is the work of a professor of German, G. Waldo Dunnington, who devoted most of his scholarly career to studying the life of Germany's greatest mathematician. The author was inspired to pursue this project at the age of twelve when he learned from his teacher in Missouri that no full biography of Gauss existed at the time. His teacher was Gauss's great granddaughter, Minna Waldeck Gauss. Long out of print and almost impossible to find on the used book market, this valuable piece of scholarship is being reissued in an augmented form with introductory remarks, an expanded and updated bibliography, and a commentary on Gauss's mathematical diary, by the eminent British mathematical historian, Jeremy Gray.
Què opinen els usuaris - Escriviu una ressenya
No hem trobat cap ressenya als llocs habituals.
Altres edicions - Mostra-ho tot
Carl Friedrich Gauss, Titan of science: a study of his life and work
Guy Waldo Dunnington
Visualització de fragments - 1955
able appeared Astronomy August became Berlin Bolyai Brunswick calculation called Carl circle close complete connected continued course dated death December determination died discovered Duke equation Eugene expressed fact father felt Friedrich functions Gauss gave geometry German give given Gottingen hand Hanover happy important interest January Joseph July June known later least letter lived Louis magnetic March mathematician mathematics matter means measurements memoir mentioned method never observations observatory October Olbers once orbit period position Practical present probably professor proof proved publication published received remained returned Royal Schumacher scientific seems sent September Society soon Summer surface survey theorem theory things thought tion took University visited Weber Wilhelm Winter write wrote young
Mathematics in Society and History: Sociological Inquiries
Previsualització limitada - 2001
Tots els resultats de Google Llibres »
Dynamic Data Assimilation: A Least Squares Approach, Volum 13
John M. Lewis,S. Lakshmivarahan,Sudarshan Dhall
Previsualització limitada - 2006