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Euler at 300 : an appreciation

Author: Robert E Bradley; Lawrence A D'Antonio; Charles Edward Sandifer
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, ©2007.
Series: MAA tercentenary Euler celebration, v. 5.; MAA spectrum.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of the most memorable recent contributions honouring the foremost eighteenth-century mathematician, Leonhard Euler.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Leonhard Euler; Leonhard Euler; Euler; Leonhard Euler
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Bradley; Lawrence A D'Antonio; Charles Edward Sandifer
ISBN: 9780883855652 0883855658
OCLC Number: 166372994
Description: xvi, 298 p. : ill., facsims., ports., maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Leonhard Euler, the decade 1750-1760 / Rüdiger Thiele --
Euler's fourteen problems / C. Edward Sandifer --
The Euler archive : giving Euler to the world / Dominic Klyve and Lee Stemkoski --
The Euler-Bernoulli proof of the fundamental theorem of algebra / Christopher Baltus --
The quadrature of lunes, from Hippocrates to Euler / Stacy G. Langton --
What is a function? / Rüdiger Thiele --
Enter, stage center : the early drama of the hyperbolic functions / Janet Heine Barnett --
Euler's solution of the Basel problem : the longer story / C. Edward Sandifer --
Euler and elliptic integrals / Lawrence D'Antonio --
Euler's observations on harmonic progressions / Mark McKinzie --
Origins of a classic formalist argument : power series expansions of the logarithmic and exponential functions / Mark McKinzie --
Taylor and Euler : linking the discrete and continuous / Dick Jardine --
Dances between continuous and discrete : Euler's summation formula / David J. Pengelley --
Some combinatorics in Jacob Bernoulli's Ars Conjectandi / Stacy G. Langton --
The Genoese lottery and the partition function / Robert E. Bradley --
Parallels in the work of Leonhard Euler and Thomas Clausen / Carolyn Lathrop and Lee Stemkoski --
Three bodies? Why not four? : the motion of the lunar apsides / Robert E. Bradley --
'The fabric of the universe is most perfect' : Euler's research on elastic curves / Lawrence D'Antonio --
The Euler advection equation / Roger Godard --
Euler rows the boat / C. Edward Sandifer --
Lambert, Euler, and Lagrange as map makers / George W. Heine, III --
Index.
Series Title: MAA tercentenary Euler celebration, v. 5.; MAA spectrum.
Responsibility: edited by Robert E. Bradley, Lawrence A. D'Antonio and C. Edward Sandifer.
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