Notable Women in Mathematics: A Biographical Dictionary

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NOTABLE WOMEN IN MATHEMATICS
A Biographical Dictionary

EDITED BY Charlene Morrow and Teri Perl

Greenwood Press Westport, Connecticut • London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction xi
  • Maria Gaetana Agnesi 1
  • Andrea Bertozzi 6
  • Lenore Blum 11
  • Sylvia Bozeman 17
  • Marjorie Lee Browne 21
  • Leone Burton 25
  • Fanking Chung 29
  • Ingrid Daubechies 34
  • Emilie De Breteuil Du Chatelet 38
  • Etta Zuber Falconer 43
  • Joan Feigenbaum 47
  • Elizabeth Fennema 51
  • Herta Taussig Freitag 56
  • Sophie Germain 62
  • Evelyn Granville 66
  • Mary Gray 71
  • Gloria Conyers Hewitt 76
  • Grace Brewster Murray Hopper 80
  • Rhonda Hughes 85
  • Rhonda Hughes 89
  • Rhonda Hughes 89
  • Joan Hutchinson 90
  • Hypatia 94
  • Nancy Kopell 98
  • Sofya Korvin-Krukovskaya Kovalevskaya 102
  • Christine Ladd-Franklin 107
  • Anneli Lax 113
  • Gilah Chaya Vanderhoek Leder 118
  • Emma Trotskaya Lehmer 123
  • Ada Augusta Byron Lovelace 128
  • Vivienne Malone-Mayes 133
  • Dusa Waddignton McDuff 137
  • Marie-Louise Michelsohn 142
  • Cathleen Synge Morawetz 147
  • Emmy Noether 152
  • Karen Parshall 157
  • Bernadette Perrin-Riou 161
  • Harriet Pollatsek 164
  • Cheryl Praeger 169
  • Mina Spiegel Rees 174
  • Ida Rhodes 180
  • Julia Bowman Robinson 185
  • Judith Roitman 190
  • Mary Ellen Rudin 195
  • Mary Beth Ruskai 200
  • Cora Sadosky 204
  • Alice Turner Schafer 209
  • Doris Wood Schattschneider 214
  • Charlotte Angas Scott 219
  • Marjorie Wikler Senechal 225
  • Lesley Milman Sibner 229
  • Mary Fairfax Grieg Somerville 233
  • Pauline Sperry 238
  • Alicia Boole Stott 242
  • Olga Taussky-Todd 246
  • Jean Taylor 252
  • Chuu-Lian Terng 257
  • Karen Uhlenbeck 261
  • Marion Walter 267
  • Sylvia Young Wiegand 272
  • Grace Chisholm Young 277
  • Appendix I: Dates of Birth 283
  • Appendix II: Countries of Employment and Origin 285
  • Index 289
  • About the Editors and Contributors 295
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