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The Resource Significant figures : the lives and work of great mathematicians, Ian Stewart

Significant figures : the lives and work of great mathematicians, Ian Stewart

Label
Significant figures : the lives and work of great mathematicians
Title
Significant figures
Title remainder
the lives and work of great mathematicians
Statement of responsibility
Ian Stewart
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
JAI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stewart, Ian
Dewey number
510.92/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Mathematicians
Target audience
adult
Label
Significant figures : the lives and work of great mathematicians, Ian Stewart
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Do not disturb my circles: Archimedes -- Master of the Way: Liu Hui -- Dixit algorismi: Muhammad al-Khwarizmi -- Innovator of the infinite: Madhava of Sangamagrama -- The gambling astrologer: Girolamo Cardano -- The last theorem: Pierre de Fermat -- System of the world: Isaac Newton -- Master of us all: Leonhard Euler -- The heat operator: Joseph Fourier -- Invisible scaffolding: Carl Friedrich Gauss -- Bending the rules: Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky -- Radicals and revolutionaries: ?variste Galois -- Enchantress of a number: Augusta Ada King -- The laws of thought: George Boole -- Musician of the primes: Bernhard Riemann -- Cardinal of the continuum: Georg Cantor -- The first great lady: Sofia Kovalevskaia -- Ideas rose in crowds: Henri Poincar? -- We must know, we shall know: David Hilbert -- Overthrowing academic order: Emmy Noether -- The formula man: Srinivasa Ramanujan -- Incomplete and undecidable: Kurt G?del -- The machine stops: Alan Turing -- Father of fractals: Benoit Mandelbrot -- Outside in: William Thurston -- Mathematical people
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
vi, 303 pages
Isbn
9780465096121
Lccn
2017947338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1002854696
  • (OCoLC)1002854696
Label
Significant figures : the lives and work of great mathematicians, Ian Stewart
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Do not disturb my circles: Archimedes -- Master of the Way: Liu Hui -- Dixit algorismi: Muhammad al-Khwarizmi -- Innovator of the infinite: Madhava of Sangamagrama -- The gambling astrologer: Girolamo Cardano -- The last theorem: Pierre de Fermat -- System of the world: Isaac Newton -- Master of us all: Leonhard Euler -- The heat operator: Joseph Fourier -- Invisible scaffolding: Carl Friedrich Gauss -- Bending the rules: Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky -- Radicals and revolutionaries: ?variste Galois -- Enchantress of a number: Augusta Ada King -- The laws of thought: George Boole -- Musician of the primes: Bernhard Riemann -- Cardinal of the continuum: Georg Cantor -- The first great lady: Sofia Kovalevskaia -- Ideas rose in crowds: Henri Poincar? -- We must know, we shall know: David Hilbert -- Overthrowing academic order: Emmy Noether -- The formula man: Srinivasa Ramanujan -- Incomplete and undecidable: Kurt G?del -- The machine stops: Alan Turing -- Father of fractals: Benoit Mandelbrot -- Outside in: William Thurston -- Mathematical people
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
vi, 303 pages
Isbn
9780465096121
Lccn
2017947338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1002854696
  • (OCoLC)1002854696

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