Bliss, Gilbert Ames 18761951
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Works:  73 works in 390 publications in 5 languages and 5,031 library holdings 

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Gilbert Ames Bliss
 Gilbert Ames Bliss, May 9, 1876May 8, 1951 by E. J McShane( Book )
 Reid, William T., Papers by William T Reid( )
 Lecture notes by Benjamin Estill Shackelford( )
 Records by University of Chicago( )
 Bliss, Prof. G(ilbert) A(mes)( )
 Moore, R.L., Papers by R. L Moore( )
 Bliss, Gilbert Ames( )
 Bliss, Prof. G(ilbert) A(mes) : University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill by James McKeen Cattell( )
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Gilbert Ames Bliss
Calculus of variations by
Gilbert Ames Bliss(
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79 editions published between 1924 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The MAA is pleased to reissue the early Carus Mathematical Monographs in ebook and printondemand formats. Readers with an interest in the history of the undergraduate curriculum or the history of a particular field will be rewarded by study of these very clear and approachable little volumes. The development of the calculus of variations has, from the beginning, been interlaced with that of the differential and integral calculus. Without any knowledge of the calculus one can readily understand at least the geometrical or mechanical statements of many of the problems of the calculus of variations and the character of their solutions. The discovery and justification of the results in this book, apart from their simple statements, do require, however, acquaintance with the principles of the calculus, and it is assumed that the reader has such an acquaintance. Calculus of Variations begins by studying special problems rather than the general theory. The first chapter of the book describes the historical setting out of which the theory of the calculus of variations grew, and the character of some of the simpler problems. The next three chapters are devoted to the development in detail of the then known results for three special problems (shortest distances, brachistochrone, and surfaces of revolution of minimum area) which illustrate in excellent fashion the essential characteristics of the general theory contained in Chapter V with which the book concludes
79 editions published between 1924 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The MAA is pleased to reissue the early Carus Mathematical Monographs in ebook and printondemand formats. Readers with an interest in the history of the undergraduate curriculum or the history of a particular field will be rewarded by study of these very clear and approachable little volumes. The development of the calculus of variations has, from the beginning, been interlaced with that of the differential and integral calculus. Without any knowledge of the calculus one can readily understand at least the geometrical or mechanical statements of many of the problems of the calculus of variations and the character of their solutions. The discovery and justification of the results in this book, apart from their simple statements, do require, however, acquaintance with the principles of the calculus, and it is assumed that the reader has such an acquaintance. Calculus of Variations begins by studying special problems rather than the general theory. The first chapter of the book describes the historical setting out of which the theory of the calculus of variations grew, and the character of some of the simpler problems. The next three chapters are devoted to the development in detail of the then known results for three special problems (shortest distances, brachistochrone, and surfaces of revolution of minimum area) which illustrate in excellent fashion the essential characteristics of the general theory contained in Chapter V with which the book concludes
Lectures on the calculus of variations by
Gilbert Ames Bliss(
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70 editions published between 1916 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
70 editions published between 1916 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mathematician explains by
Mayme I Logsdon(
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13 editions published between 1935 and 1975 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 1935 and 1975 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Algebraic functions by
Gilbert Ames Bliss(
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54 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book, immediately striking for its conciseness, is one of the most remarkable works ever produced on the subject of algebraic functions and their integrals. The distinguishing feature of the book is its third chapter, on rational functions, which gives an extremely brief and clear account of the theory of divisors.... A very readable account is given of the topology of Riemann surfaces and of the general properties of abelian integrals. Abel's theorem is presented, with some simple applications. The inversion problem is studied for the cases of genus zero and genus unity. The chapter on t
54 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book, immediately striking for its conciseness, is one of the most remarkable works ever produced on the subject of algebraic functions and their integrals. The distinguishing feature of the book is its third chapter, on rational functions, which gives an extremely brief and clear account of the theory of divisors.... A very readable account is given of the topology of Riemann surfaces and of the general properties of abelian integrals. Abel's theorem is presented, with some simple applications. The inversion problem is studied for the cases of genus zero and genus unity. The chapter on t
The Princeton Colloquium; lectures on mathematics, delivered September 15 to 17, 1909, before members of the American Mathematical
Society in connection with the summer meeting held at Princeton University, Princeton, N.J by
American Mathematical Society(
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18 editions published between 1913 and 2016 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
18 editions published between 1913 and 2016 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monographs on topics of modern mathematics, relevant to the elementary field by
J. W. A Young(
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13 editions published between 1911 and 1955 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 1911 and 1955 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics for exterior ballistics by
Gilbert Ames Bliss(
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11 editions published between 1944 and 1967 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published between 1944 and 1967 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fundamental existence theorems by
Gilbert Ames Bliss(
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9 editions published between 1913 and 1967 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
9 editions published between 1913 and 1967 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fundamental existence theorems by
Gilbert Ames Bliss(
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4 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures on mathematics : the Princeton colloquium ; delivered September 15 to 17, 1909, before members of the American Mathematical
Society in connection with the Summer Meeting held at Princeton University, Princeton, N.J. by
Gilbert Ames Bliss(
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19 editions published between 1913 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
19 editions published between 1913 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The geodesic lines on the anchor ring by
Gilbert Ames Bliss(
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6 editions published between 1898 and 1902 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published between 1898 and 1902 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dai shu fang cheng ji han shu gai nian by
S. A Miller(
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6 editions published between 1930 and 1965 in Chinese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published between 1930 and 1965 in Chinese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The problem of Lagrange in the calculus of variations. Lectures by
Gilbert Ames Bliss(
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5 editions published between 1925 and 1931 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published between 1925 and 1931 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biographical memoir of Eliakim Hastings Moore, 18621932 by
Gilbert Ames Bliss(
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3 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Princeton colloquium, 1909 by
American Mathematical Society(
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4 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The calculus of variations in threespace by
Gilbert Ames Bliss(
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3 editions published between 1934 and 1938 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published between 1934 and 1938 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Chauvenet papers : a collection of prizewinning expository papers in mathematics(
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1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The problem of Bolza in the calculus of variations by
Gilbert Ames Bliss(
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2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Integrals of Lebesgue by
Gilbert Ames Bliss(
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2 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Princeton Colloquium by
Gilbert Ames Bliss(
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1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following the early tradition of the American Mathematical Society, the sixth colloquium of the Society was held as part of the summer meeting that took place at Princeton University. Two sets of lectures were presented: Fundamental Existence Theorems, by G. A. Bliss, and Geometric Aspects of Dynamics, by Edward Kasner. The goal of Bliss's Colloquium Lectures is an overview of contemporary existence theorems for solutions to ordinary or partial differential equations. The first part of the book, however, covers algebraic and analytic aspects of implicit functions. These become the primary too
1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following the early tradition of the American Mathematical Society, the sixth colloquium of the Society was held as part of the summer meeting that took place at Princeton University. Two sets of lectures were presented: Fundamental Existence Theorems, by G. A. Bliss, and Geometric Aspects of Dynamics, by Edward Kasner. The goal of Bliss's Colloquium Lectures is an overview of contemporary existence theorems for solutions to ordinary or partial differential equations. The first part of the book, however, covers algebraic and analytic aspects of implicit functions. These become the primary too
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 Logsdon, Mayme I. (Mayme Irwin) 1887 Author
 American Mathematical Society
 National Research Council (U.S.) Other
 Kasner, Edward 18781955 Other Editor
 Dickson, Leonard E. (Leonard Eugene) 18741954
 Miller, G. A. (George Abram) 18631951
 Veblen, Oswald 18801960
 Young, J. W. A. (Jacob William Albert) 18651948 Author Editor
 Woods, Frederick S. (Frederick Shenstone) 18641950
 Smith, David Eugene 18601944
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Algebra Algebraic functions American Mathematical Society Ballistics Beckenbach, Edwin F Bing, R. H Biography Bliss, Gilbert Ames, Bolza, O.(Oskar), Calculus of variations Cherwell, Frederick Alexander Lindemann,Viscount, Chittenden, Edward Wilson Courant, Richard, Curves on surfaces Dickson, Leonard E.(Leonard Eugene), Differentiable dynamical systems Differential equations Dynamics Ewing, George M.(George McNaught), Existence theorems Functional equations Functions Geometry, Differential Hancock, Harris, Implicit functions Integrals, Generalized Kuratowski, Kazimierz, Lefschetz, Solomon, Maschke, H.(Heinrich), Mathematical physics Mathematical recreations Mathematics MathematicsStudy and teaching MathematicsStudy and teaching (Higher) Maxima and minima Measure theory Miller, G. A.(George Abram), Moore, Eliakim Hastings, Moore, R. L.(Robert Lee), Moulton, Forest Ray, Multiple integrals Problem of Bolza Richardson, R. G. D.(Roland George Dwight), Rudin, Mary Ellen, Scientists Topology University of Chicago.Department of Mathematics Veblen, Oswald, Whyburn, Gordon Thomas, Wilder, Raymond Louis,
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