Weil, André 19061998
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Works:  157 works in 999 publications in 8 languages and 11,658 library holdings 

Genres:  History Biography 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree 
Classifications:  QA241, 512.7 
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Most widely held works about
André Weil
 The apprenticeship of a mathematician by André Weil( Book )
 At home with André and Simone Weil by Sylvie Weil( Book )
 Chez les Weil : André et Simone by Sylvie Weil( Book )
 The story of maths by Marcus Du Sautoy( Visual )
 Henri Cartan & André Weil mathématiciens du XXe siècle by Journées XUPS( Book )
 En casa de los Weil : André y Simone by Sylvie Weil( Book )
 André Weil (19061998)( Book )
 To infinity and beyond : mathematics in modern times( Visual )
 Henri Cartan, André Weil, mathématiciens du XXe siècle( Book )
 Weil, André( )
 Aurel Wintner papers by Aurel Wintner( )
 Theosophical values and the theosophical life : what are they and how do we practice? by Ralph Hannon( Recording )
 Weil, Andre : mathematics( )
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Most widely held works by
André Weil
Number theory : an approach through history from Hammurapi to Legendre by
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49 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Number Theory or arithmetic, as some prefer to call it, is the oldest, purest, liveliest, most elementary yet sophisticated field of mathematics. It is no coincidence that the fundamental science of numbers has come to be known as the "Queen of Mathematics." Indeed some of the most complex conventions of the mathematical mind have evolved from the study of basic problems of number theory. Andr Weil, one of the outstanding contributors to number theory, has written an historical exposition of this subject; his study examines texts that span roughly thirtysix centuries of arithmetical work from an Old Babylonian tablet, datable to the time of Hammurapi to Legendres Essai sur la Thorie des Nombres (1798). Motivated by a desire to present the substance of his field to the educated reader, Weil employs an historical approach in the analysis of problems and evolving methods of number theory and their significance within mathematics. In the course of his study Weil accompanies the reader into the workshops of four major authors of modern number theory (Fermat, Euler, Lagrange and Legendre) and there he conducts a detailed and critical examination of their work. Enriched by a broad coverage of intellectual history, Number Theory represents a major contribution to the understanding of our cultural heritage.  A very unusual book combining thorough philological exactness, keen observation, apt comments of the essential points, picturesque fantasy, enthusiastic love of the subject, and brilliant literary style: a romantic novel of documents. It is both number theory and its history in an inseparable oneness, helping us understand the very roots and the first big stage of progress of this discipline. The author, one of the most prominent number theoristschose to give us a broad perspective of the birth of modern number theory.Periodica Mathematica Hungaria The volume under review ... a discursive, expository, leisurely peek over the shoulders of several great authors in number theoryis perhaps unique in the enthusiasm it has inspired. Mathematical Reviews
49 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Number Theory or arithmetic, as some prefer to call it, is the oldest, purest, liveliest, most elementary yet sophisticated field of mathematics. It is no coincidence that the fundamental science of numbers has come to be known as the "Queen of Mathematics." Indeed some of the most complex conventions of the mathematical mind have evolved from the study of basic problems of number theory. Andr Weil, one of the outstanding contributors to number theory, has written an historical exposition of this subject; his study examines texts that span roughly thirtysix centuries of arithmetical work from an Old Babylonian tablet, datable to the time of Hammurapi to Legendres Essai sur la Thorie des Nombres (1798). Motivated by a desire to present the substance of his field to the educated reader, Weil employs an historical approach in the analysis of problems and evolving methods of number theory and their significance within mathematics. In the course of his study Weil accompanies the reader into the workshops of four major authors of modern number theory (Fermat, Euler, Lagrange and Legendre) and there he conducts a detailed and critical examination of their work. Enriched by a broad coverage of intellectual history, Number Theory represents a major contribution to the understanding of our cultural heritage.  A very unusual book combining thorough philological exactness, keen observation, apt comments of the essential points, picturesque fantasy, enthusiastic love of the subject, and brilliant literary style: a romantic novel of documents. It is both number theory and its history in an inseparable oneness, helping us understand the very roots and the first big stage of progress of this discipline. The author, one of the most prominent number theoristschose to give us a broad perspective of the birth of modern number theory.Periodica Mathematica Hungaria The volume under review ... a discursive, expository, leisurely peek over the shoulders of several great authors in number theoryis perhaps unique in the enthusiasm it has inspired. Mathematical Reviews
Foundations of algebraic geometry by
André Weil(
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58 editions published between 1946 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
58 editions published between 1946 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Basic number theory by
André Weil(
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63 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Itpzf}JlOV, li~oxov uoq>ZUJlCJ. 7:WV Al(JX., llpoj1. AE(Jj1. The first part of this volume is based on a course taught at Princeton University in 196162; at that time, an excellent set ofnotes was prepared by David Cantor, and it was originally my intention to make these notes available to the mathematical public with only quite minor changes. Then, among some old papers of mine, I accidentally came across a longforgotten manuscript by ChevaIley, of prewar vintage (forgotten, that is to say, both by me and by its author) which, to my taste at least, seemed to have aged very welt It contained abrief but essentially com plete account of the main features of c1assfield theory, both local and global; and it soon became obvious that the usefulness of the intended volume would be greatly enhanced if I inc1uded such a treatment of this topic. It had to be expanded, in accordance with my own plans, but its outline could be preserved without much change. In fact, I have adhered to it rather c10sely at some critical points
63 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Itpzf}JlOV, li~oxov uoq>ZUJlCJ. 7:WV Al(JX., llpoj1. AE(Jj1. The first part of this volume is based on a course taught at Princeton University in 196162; at that time, an excellent set ofnotes was prepared by David Cantor, and it was originally my intention to make these notes available to the mathematical public with only quite minor changes. Then, among some old papers of mine, I accidentally came across a longforgotten manuscript by ChevaIley, of prewar vintage (forgotten, that is to say, both by me and by its author) which, to my taste at least, seemed to have aged very welt It contained abrief but essentially com plete account of the main features of c1assfield theory, both local and global; and it soon became obvious that the usefulness of the intended volume would be greatly enhanced if I inc1uded such a treatment of this topic. It had to be expanded, in accordance with my own plans, but its outline could be preserved without much change. In fact, I have adhered to it rather c10sely at some critical points
Œuvres scientifiques = Collected papers by
André Weil(
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130 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features a number of mathematical papers of fundamental significance
130 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features a number of mathematical papers of fundamental significance
Number theory for beginners by
André Weil(
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26 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
26 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elliptic functions according to Eisenstein and Kronecker by
André Weil(
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35 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"As a contribution to the history of mathematics, this is a model of its kind. While adhering to the basic outlook of Eisenstein and Kronecker, it provides new insight into their work in the light of subsequent developments, right up to the present day. As one would expect from this author, it also contains some pertinent comments looking into the future. It is not however just a chapter in the history of our subject, but a wideranging survey of one of the most active branches of mathematics at the present time. The book has its own very individual flavour, reflecting a sort of combined EisensteinKroneckerWeil personality. Based essentially on Eisenstein's approach to elliptic functions via infinite series over lattices in the complex plane, it stretches back to the very beginnings on the one hand and reaches forward to some of the most recent research work on the other. (...) The persistent reader will be richly rewarded." A. Fröhlich, Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society, 1978
35 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"As a contribution to the history of mathematics, this is a model of its kind. While adhering to the basic outlook of Eisenstein and Kronecker, it provides new insight into their work in the light of subsequent developments, right up to the present day. As one would expect from this author, it also contains some pertinent comments looking into the future. It is not however just a chapter in the history of our subject, but a wideranging survey of one of the most active branches of mathematics at the present time. The book has its own very individual flavour, reflecting a sort of combined EisensteinKroneckerWeil personality. Based essentially on Eisenstein's approach to elliptic functions via infinite series over lattices in the complex plane, it stretches back to the very beginnings on the one hand and reaches forward to some of the most recent research work on the other. (...) The persistent reader will be richly rewarded." A. Fröhlich, Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society, 1978
L'intégration dans les groupes topologiques et ses applications by
André Weil(
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68 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
68 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Basic number theory by
André Weil(
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16 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and German and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
16 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and German and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adeles and algebraic groups by
André Weil(
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39 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and German and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume contains the original lecture notes presented by A. Weil in which the concept of adeles was first introduced, in conjunction with various aspects of C.L. Siegels work on quadratic forms. These notes have been supplemented by an extended bibliography, and by Takashi Onos brief survey of subsequent research. Serving as an introduction to the subject, these notes may also provide stimulation for further research
39 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and German and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume contains the original lecture notes presented by A. Weil in which the concept of adeles was first introduced, in conjunction with various aspects of C.L. Siegels work on quadratic forms. These notes have been supplemented by an extended bibliography, and by Takashi Onos brief survey of subsequent research. Serving as an introduction to the subject, these notes may also provide stimulation for further research
Dirichlet series and automorphic forms. Lezioni Fermiane by
André Weil(
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29 editions published in 1971 in 3 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
29 editions published in 1971 in 3 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction à l'étude des variétés kählériennes by
André Weil(
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39 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
39 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discontinuous subgroups of classical groups; lectures [given at] the University of Chicago by
André Weil(
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28 editions published in 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
28 editions published in 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Courbes algébriques et variétés abéliennes by
André Weil(
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11 editions published in 1971 in French and Italian and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published in 1971 in French and Italian and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sur les espaces à structure uniforme et sur la topologie générale by
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19 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in French and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
19 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in French and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Variétés abéliennes et courbes algébriques by
André Weil(
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15 editions published between 1948 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15 editions published between 1948 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The apprenticeship of a mathematician by
André Weil(
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38 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mein Leben, oder zumindest das, was diesen Namen verdient ein außer gewöhnlich glückliches Leben mit einigen Schicksalsschlägen erstreckte sich auf die Zeit zwischen dem 6. Mai 1906, dem Tag meiner Geburt, und dem 24. Mai 1986, dem Todestag meiner Frau und Gefährtin Eveline. Wenn auf diesen Seiten, die ihr gewidmet sind, von meiner Frau recht wenig die Rede sein wird, heißt das nicht, daß sie in meinem Leben und in meinen Gedanken einen geringen Platz eingenommen hätte. Sie war im Gegenteil, beinahe vom Tag unserer ersten Begegnung an, so eng damit verwoben, daß von mir oder von ihr zu sprechen ein und dasselbe ist. Ihre Anwesenheit beziehungsweise ihre Abwesenheit bestimmte die Textur meines ganzen Lebens. Was könnte ich anderes dazu sagen, als daß unsere Ehe eine von jenen war, die La Rochefoucauld Lügen strafen? {raquo}Fulsere vere candidi mihi soles ... {laquo} Ebenso wird meine Schwester kaum erwähnt werden. Es ist schon lange her, daß ich meine Erinnerungen an sie Simone Petrement mitgeteilt habe, die sie in ihre gute Biographie La vie de Simone Weil einfließen ließ, wo man viele Einzelheiten über unsere gemeinsame Kindheit erfahren kann, und es wäre unnötig, dies hier zu wiederholen. Als Kinder waren wir unzertrennlich, aber ich war der große Bruder und sie die kleine Schwester. Später waren wir selten zusammen, und meist sprachen wir in scherzhaftem Ton miteinander, denn sie hatte ein fröhliches und humorvolles Naturell, wie alle, die sie kannten, bestätigt haben
38 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mein Leben, oder zumindest das, was diesen Namen verdient ein außer gewöhnlich glückliches Leben mit einigen Schicksalsschlägen erstreckte sich auf die Zeit zwischen dem 6. Mai 1906, dem Tag meiner Geburt, und dem 24. Mai 1986, dem Todestag meiner Frau und Gefährtin Eveline. Wenn auf diesen Seiten, die ihr gewidmet sind, von meiner Frau recht wenig die Rede sein wird, heißt das nicht, daß sie in meinem Leben und in meinen Gedanken einen geringen Platz eingenommen hätte. Sie war im Gegenteil, beinahe vom Tag unserer ersten Begegnung an, so eng damit verwoben, daß von mir oder von ihr zu sprechen ein und dasselbe ist. Ihre Anwesenheit beziehungsweise ihre Abwesenheit bestimmte die Textur meines ganzen Lebens. Was könnte ich anderes dazu sagen, als daß unsere Ehe eine von jenen war, die La Rochefoucauld Lügen strafen? {raquo}Fulsere vere candidi mihi soles ... {laquo} Ebenso wird meine Schwester kaum erwähnt werden. Es ist schon lange her, daß ich meine Erinnerungen an sie Simone Petrement mitgeteilt habe, die sie in ihre gute Biographie La vie de Simone Weil einfließen ließ, wo man viele Einzelheiten über unsere gemeinsame Kindheit erfahren kann, und es wäre unnötig, dies hier zu wiederholen. Als Kinder waren wir unzertrennlich, aber ich war der große Bruder und sie die kleine Schwester. Später waren wir selten zusammen, und meist sprachen wir in scherzhaftem Ton miteinander, denn sie hatte ein fröhliches und humorvolles Naturell, wie alle, die sie kannten, bestätigt haben
Arithmétique et géométrie sur les variétés algébriques by
André Weil(
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14 editions published in 1935 in French and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published in 1935 in French and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sur les courbes algébriques et les variétés qui s'en déduisent by
André Weil(
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12 editions published between 1948 and 1951 in French and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1948 and 1951 in French and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essais historiques sur la théorie des nombres by
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13 editions published in 1975 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published in 1975 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fibre spaces in algebraic geometry by
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16 editions published between 1952 and 1955 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
16 editions published between 1952 and 1955 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 Rosenlicht, Max Other
 Bernoulli, Jakob 16541705 Author
 Weil, Simone 19091943 Author
 Weil, Sylvie
 Weil family
 Ivry, Benjamin
 Truesdell, C. (Clifford) 19192000 Editor
 Kummer, Ernst Eduard Author
 Nagel, Fritz Editor
 Serre, JeanPierre 1926
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Abelian varieties Adeles Algebra Algebraic fields Algebraic functions Algebraic varieties Arithmetic Authors, French Bourbaki, Nicolas Cantor, Georg, Cartan, Henri, Class field theory Cohen, Paul J., Curves, Algebraic Cyclotomy Differential invariants Dirichlet series Elliptic functions Europe Families Fiber spaces (Mathematics) Forms, Quadratic Forms (Mathematics) France Functions, Abelian Generalized spaces Geometry Geometry, Algebraic Gödel, Kurt Grothendieck, A.(Alexandre) Group theory Hilbert, David, Hilbert's tenth problem Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) Linear algebraic groups Mathematicians Mathematics Number theory Poincaré, Henri, Point set theory Riemann hypothesis Robinson, Julia, Study skills Topological groups Topology United States Weil, André, Weil, Simone, Weil, Sylvie Weil family
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André Weil Frans wiskundige (19061998)
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André Weil mathématicien français
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