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Ernst Zermelo : an approach to his life and work

Author: Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus; Volker Peckhaus
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, 2007.
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"Ernst Zermelo (1871-1953) is best-known for the statement of the axiom of choice and his axiomatization of set theory. However, he also worked in applied mathematics and mathematical physics. His dissertation, for example, promoted the calculus of variations, and he created the pivotal method in the theory of rating systems." "This biography attempts to shed light on all facets of Zermelo's life and achievements.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ebbinghaus, Heinz-Dieter, 1939-
Ernst Zermelo.
Berlin : Springer, 2007
(DLC) 2007921876
(OCoLC)86075648
Named Person: Ernst Zermelo; Ernst Zermelo
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus; Volker Peckhaus
ISBN: 9783540495536 3540495533 3540495517 9783540495512
OCLC Number: 185026960
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 356 pages) : illustrations, portraits, facisms
Contents: Berlin 1871-1897.- Gottingen 1897-1910.- Zurich 1910-1921.- Freiburg 1921-1953.- A Final Word.- Zermelo's Curriculum Vitae.- Appendix Selected Original Versions.
Responsibility: Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus ; in cooperation with Volker Peckhaus.
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