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A history of analysis

Author: H N Jahnke
Publisher: Providence, RI : American Mathematical Society ; [London] : London Mathematical Society, ©2003.
Series: History of mathematics, v. 24.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The authors present the history of analysis as near to the historical sources as is possible from the point of view of readability. The book includes comprehensive bibliographies, providing useful listings of the original literature. Mathematical examples are carefully chosen so that readers with a very modest background in mathematics may follow them."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H N Jahnke
ISBN: 0821826239 9780821826232
OCLC Number: 51607350
Description: ix, 422 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Antiquity / Rudiger Thiele. --
Precursors of differentiation and integration / Jan van Maanen. --
Newton's method and Leibniz's calculus / Niccolo Guicciardini. --
Algebraic analysis in the 18th century / Hans Niels Jahnke. --
The origins of analytic mechanics in the 18th century / Marco Panza. --
The foundation of analysis in the 19th century / Jesper Lutzen. --
Analysis and physics in the nineteenth century: the case of boundary-value problems / Tom Archibald. --
Complex function theory, 1780-1900 / Umberto Bottazzini. --
Theory of measure and integration from Riemann to Lebesgue / Thomas Hochkirchen. --
The end of the science of quantity: foundations of analysis, 1860-1910 / Moritz Epple. --
Differential equations: a historical overview to circa 1900 / Tom Archibald. --
The calculus of variations: a historical survey / Craig Fraser. --
The origins of functional analysis / Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze.
Series Title: History of mathematics, v. 24.
Responsibility: Hans Niels Jahnke, editor.
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Presents the historical development of mathematical analysis. This book surveys the history of differential equations, the calculus of variations, and functional analysis. It describes the  Read more...

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