Gray, Jeremy 1947-
Most widely held works by Jeremy Gray
The History of mathematics : a reader ( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 910 libraries worldwide
Ideas of space : Euclidean, non-Euclidean, and relativistic by Jeremy Gray ( Book )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
The Hilbert challenge by Jeremy Gray ( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and French and held by 714 libraries worldwide
Few problems in mathematics have had the status of those posed by David Hilbert in 1900. Mathematicians have made their reputations by solving some of them like Fermat's last theorem, but several remain unsolved including the Riemann Hypotheses, which has eluded all the great minds of this century. A hundred years later, this book takes a fresh look at the problems, the man who set them, and the reasons for their lasting impact on the mathematics of the twentieth century. In this book, the authors consider what makes this the pre-eminent collection of problems in mathematics, what they tell us about what drives mathematicians, and the nature of reputation, influence and power in the world of modern mathematics.
Linear differential equations and group theory from Riemann to Poincaré by Jeremy Gray ( Book )
22 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 652 libraries worldwide
Worlds out of nothing : a course in the history of geometry in the 19th century by Jeremy Gray ( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 631 libraries worldwide
"Worlds Out of Nothing is the first book to provide a course on the history of geometry in the 19th century. Based on the latest historical research, the book is aimed primarily at undergraduate and graduate students in mathematics but will also appeal to the reader with a general interest in the history of mathematics. Emphasis is placed on understanding the historical significance of the new mathematics: Why was it done? How - if at all - was it appreciated? What new questions did it generate?"--Jacket.
Plato's ghost : the modernist transformation of mathematics by Jeremy Gray ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 609 libraries worldwide
Plato's Ghost examines the development of mathematics from 1880 to 1920 as a modernist transformation similar to those in art, literature, and music. --from publisher description.
Carl Friedrich Gauss : titan of science by G. Waldo Dunnington ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
"This biography of Gauss, by far the most comprehensive in English, is the work of a professor of German, G. Waldo Dunnington, who devoted most of his scholarly career to studying the life of Germany's greatest mathematician. The author was inspired to pursue this project at the age of twelve when he learned from his teacher in Missouri that no full biography of Gauss existed at the time. His teacher was Gauss's great granddaughter, Minna Waldeck Gauss." "Long out-of-print and almost impossible to find on the used book market, this valuable piece of scholarship is being reissued in an augmented form with introductory remarks, an expanded and updated bibliography, and a commentary on Gauss's mathematical diary, by the eminent British mathematical historian, Jeremy Gray. Also included are personal reminiscences about Dunnington himself, by Fritz-Egbert Dohse, who not only knew Dunnington but also had an interesting connection to Gauss: his great-grandfather, Christian Heinrich Hesemann, was the sculptor whose bust of Gauss is widely known and is pictured in the book."--BOOK JACKET.
János Bolyai, non-Euclidean geometry, and the nature of space by Jeremy Gray ( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Geometry by D. A Brannan ( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
"This is a textbook that demonstrates the excitement and beauty of geometry. The approach is that of Klein in his Erlangen programme: a geometry is a space together with a set of transformations of that space. The authors explore various geometries: affine, projective, inversive, non-Euclidean and spherical. In each case the key results are explained carefully, and the relationships between the geometries are discussed."--BOOK JACKET. "This richly illustrated and clearly written text includes full solutions to over 200 problems, and is suitable both for undergraduate courses on geometry and as a resource for self study."--BOOK JACKET.
The architecture of modern mathematics : essays in history and philosophy ( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Aimed at both students and researchers in philosophy, mathematics and the history of science, this edited volume, authored by leading scholars, highlights foremost developments in both the philosophy and history of modern mathematics. - ;This edited volume, aimed at both students and researchers in philosophy, mathematics and history of science, highlights leading developments in the overlapping areas of philosophy and the history of modern mathematics. It is a coherent, wide ranging account of how a number of topics in the philosophy of mathematics must be reconsidered in the light of the lat.
Mathematical conversations : selections from the mathematical intelligencer ( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
The geometrical work of Girard Desargues by Gérard Desargues ( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Non-Euclidean geometry in the theory of automorphic functions by Jacques Hadamard ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
The symbolic universe : geometry and physics 1890-1930 ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Episodes in the history of modern algebra (1800-1950) ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Algebra, as a subdiscipline of mathematics, arguably has a history going back some 4000 years to ancient Mesopotamia. The history, however, of what is recognized today as high school algebra is much shorter, extending back to the sixteenth century, while the history of what practicing mathematicians call "modern algebra" is even shorter still. The present volume provides a glimpse into the complicated and often convoluted history of this latter conception of algebra by juxtaposing twelve episodes in the evolution of modern algebra from the early nineteenth-century work of Charles Babbage on functional equations to Alexandre Grothendieck's mid-twentieth-century metaphor of a "rising sea" in his categorical approach to algebraic geometry. In addition to considering the technical development of various aspects of algebraic thought, the historians of modern algebra whose work is united in this volume explore such themes as the changing aims and organization of the subject as well as the often complex lines of mathematical communication within and across national boundaries. Among the specific algebraic ideas considered are the concept of divisibility and the introduction of non-commutative algebras into the study of number theory and the emergence of algebraic geometry in the twentieth century. The resulting volume is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of modern mathematics in general and modern algebra in particular. It will be of particular interest to mathematicians and historians of mathematics. Co-published with the London Mathematical Society beginning with Volume 4. Members of the LMS may order directly from the AMS at the AMS member price. The LMS is registered with the Charity Commissioners.
L'Europe mathématique : histoires, mythes, identités ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Trois suppléments sur la découverte des fonctions fuchsiennes : une édition critique des manuscrits avec une introduction = Three supplementary essays on the discovery of Fuchsian functions : a critical edition of the original manuscripts with an introductory essay by Henri Poincaré ( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in French and held by 31 libraries worldwide
The birth of calculus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
The geometrical work of Girard Desargues by Judith Veronica Field ( Book )
5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
L'Europe mathématique : histoires, mythes, identités = Mathematical Europe : history, myth, identity ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Aesthetics, Modern Algebra Automorphic functions Biography Bolyai, János,--1802-1860 Calculus Calculus--Study and teaching (Higher) Conference proceedings Conics, Spherical Continuous geometries Desargues, Gérard,--1591-1661 Differential equations Differential equations, Linear Early works England--London Europe Functional analysis Functions of complex variables Gauss, Carl Friedrich,--1777-1855 Geometry Geometry, Non-Euclidean Geometry, Projective Germany Group theory Hilbert, David,--1862-1943 History Hungary Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) Irrigation efficiency Irrigation farming Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm,--Freiherr von,--1646-1716 Mathematical physics Mathematicians Mathematics Mathematics--Philosophy Mathematics--Study and teaching (Higher) Medicine Möbius function Newton, Isaac,--Sir,--1642-1727 Perspective Police Police-community relations Police--Public opinion Projective planes Public opinion Rural Water Commission of Victoria Space and time Space and time--Mathematical models Statistics Victoria
Gray, J. J.
Gray, J. J. (Jeremy J.), 1947-
Gray, Jeremy 1947-
Gray, Jeremy J.
Gray, Jeremy J., 1947-