Biographical Encyclopedia of Mathematicians - Vol. 2

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BIOGRAPHICAL
ENCYCLOPEDIA
of
MATHEMATICIANS

Volume 2
Janovskaja – Zermelo
Indexes

Editor
DONALD R. FRANCESCHETTI

Marshall Cavendish
New York · London · Toronto

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page xix
  • Contents xxi
  • Sof'Ja Aleksandrovna Janovskaja 295
  • Camille Jorden 297
  • Johannes Kepler 300
  • Al-Khwarizmi 304
  • Felix Klein 307
  • Andrey Nikolayevich Kolmogorov 310
  • Sofya Kovalevskaya 313
  • Leopold Kronecker 316
  • Joseph-Louis Lagrange 319
  • Johann Heinrich Lambert 323
  • Pierre-Simon Laplace 326
  • Henri-Léon Lebesgue 329
  • Solomon Lefschetz 332
  • Adrien-Marie Legendre 335
  • Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz 338
  • Leonardo of Pisa (Leonardo Fibonacci) 342
  • Joseph Liouville 344
  • Nikolay Ivanovich Lobachevsky 347
  • Augusta Ada Lovelace 350
  • Colin Maclaurin 353
  • Benoit B. Mandelbrot 356
  • Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis 360
  • Menaechmus 363
  • Marin Mersenne 365
  • Hermann Minkowski 368
  • Richard Von Mises 371
  • August Ferdinand Möbius 373
  • Abraham de Moivre 376
  • Gaspard Monge 379
  • Cathleen Synge Morawetz 382
  • John Napier 385
  • Hanna Neumann 388
  • Sir Isaac Newton 391
  • Emmy Noether 395
  • Olga Oleinik 398
  • Omar Khayyám 401
  • Nicole Oresme 404
  • Blaise Pascal 407
  • Giuseppe Peano 410
  • Roger Penrose 414
  • Plato 418
  • Henri Poincaré 421
  • Siméon-Denis Poisson 424
  • George Pólya 427
  • Jean-Victor Poncelet 431
  • Freda Porter-Locklear 434
  • Ptolemy 437
  • Pythagoras 440
  • Srinivasa Aiyangar Ramanujan 443
  • Regiomontanus (Johann Müller) 446
  • Bernhard Riemann 449
  • Frigyes Riesz 453
  • Julia Bowman Robinson 456
  • Bertrand Russell 460
  • Charlotte Angas Scott 463
  • Claude Elwood Shannon 467
  • Thoralf Albert Skolem 470
  • Duncan Mclaren Young Sommerville 473
  • Thomas Jan Stieltjes 476
  • James Stirling 479
  • Alicia Boole Stott 482
  • James Joseph Sylvester 485
  • Richard A. Tapia 488
  • Alfred Tarski 491
  • Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia 493
  • Olga Taussky-Todd 496
  • Brook Taylor 499
  • Valerie E. Taylor 502
  • Thales of Miletus 506
  • Evangelista Torricelli 508
  • Alan Mathison Turing 511
  • Stanislaw Ulam 515
  • John Venn 518
  • François Viète 522
  • Vito Volterra 525
  • John Von Neumann 528
  • John Wallis 533
  • Karl Weierstrass 537
  • Hermann Weyl 540
  • Anna Johnson Pell Wheeler 543
  • Alfred North Whitehead 547
  • Samuel Stanley Wilks 550
  • Grace Chisholm Young 554
  • Ernst Zermelo 557
  • Glossary 561
  • Country List 567
  • Areas of Achievement 571
  • Time Line 577
  • Index xiii
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