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Euler through time : a new look at old themes

Author: V S Varadarajan
Publisher: Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Euler is one of the greatest and most prolific mathematicians of all time. He wrote the first accessible books on calculus, created the theory of circular functions, and discovered new areas of research such as elliptic integrals, the calculus of variations, graph theory, divergent series, and so on. It took hundreds of years for his successors to develop in full the theories he began, and some of his themes are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Leonhard Euler; Leonhard Euler; Leonhard Euler; Leonhard Euler
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: V S Varadarajan
ISBN: 0821835807 9780821835807
OCLC Number: 62493606
Description: viii, 302 pages : facsimiles ; 27 cm
Contents: Leonhard Euler (1707-1783) --
The Universal mathematician --
Zeta values --
Euler-Maclaurin sum formula --
Divergent series and integrals --
Euler products.
Responsibility: V.S. Varadarajan.
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Euler is one of the greatest and most prolific mathematicians of all time. This book examines his work and its relation to current mathematics. It also treats the progression of ideas regarding  Read more...

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