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Augustin-Louis Cauchy : a biography

Author: Bruno Belhoste
Publisher: New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This biography traces the life and work of the French mathematician, describing how Cauchy set about the task of clarifying mathematics, applying it to his research and placing it on a firm  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographie
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Belhoste, Bruno.
Augustin-Louis Cauchy.
New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1991
(OCoLC)755174878
Named Person: Augustin Louis Cauchy, Baron; Cauchy; Augustin Louis Cauchy, Baron.; Augustin Louis Cauchy, baron; Augustin Louis Cauchy, Baron; Augustin Louis Cauchy; Augustin-Louis Cauchy; Augustin Louis Cauchy
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruno Belhoste
ISBN: 038797220X 9780387972206 354097220X 9783540972204
OCLC Number: 20853963
Language Note: Translation of: Cauchy, 1789-1857.
Notes: Translation of: Cauchy, 1789-1857.
Description: xii, 380 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 The Formative Years.- 2 Sojourn at Cherbourg.- 3 The Waiting Room of the Academy.- 4 A Man of Science.- 5 Teaching at the Ecole Polytechnique.- 6 From the Theory of Waves to the Theory of Light.- 7 From the Theory of Singular Integrals to the Calculus of Residues.- 8 A Mathematician in the Congregation.- 9 Exile in Turin.- 10 The Education of the Duke of Bordeaux.- 11 The Legitimist Mathematician.- 12 Scientific Works from 1838 to 1848.- 13 Practices and Principles in Cauchy's Works.- 14 The Final Years 1848-1857.- Notes.- Appendix I: Presentation Notes of Various Works Presented by Cauchy to the Academie des Sciences (1816-1830).- Appendix II: Documents on Cauchy's Analysis Course at the Ecole Polytechnique (1816-1819).- Appendix III: Selection of Letters from Cauchy to Various Persons (1821-1857).- Appendix IV: Unpublished Documents on Cauchy's Candidacies to the College de France (1843 and 1850-1851).- Manuscript Sources and Bibliography.- Abbreviations.
Other Titles: Cauchy, 1789-1857.
Responsibility: Bruno Belhoste ; translated by Frank Ragland.
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