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Development Of Mathematics 1900 1950 Jean-Paul Pier

Development Of Mathematics 1900 1950

Jean-Paul Pier

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ISBN : 9780817628215
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752 pages
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This is a fastidious study documenting the evolution of mathematics during the first half of the twentieth century. It has grown out of a colloquium organized by the Luxembourg Mathematical Society which was held at Chateau de Bourglinster in JuneMoreThis is a fastidious study documenting the evolution of mathematics during the first half of the twentieth century. It has grown out of a colloquium organized by the Luxembourg Mathematical Society which was held at Chateau de Bourglinster in June 1992.An exacting chronology (Guidelines 1900-1950) marks key events in the development of mathematics, and a rich range of topics are addressed by some of the centurys most eminent mathematicians. Contributors include J.L. Doob,G. Fichera, M. Guillaume, W. Hayman, C. Houzel, J.-P. Kahane, A. Lichnerowicz,J. Mawhin, L. Nirenberg, J.-P. Pier, W. Schwarz, and an extensive article by the late J. Dieudonne sets down an excellent history of topology.The copious list of primary sources and of important secondary publications adds to the books value as a reference volume.