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The Legacy of Sonya Kovalevskaya : proceedings of a symposium

Author: Kovalevska�i�a, S. V. ; ; S V Kovalevskai︠a︡; Linda Keen; Association for Women in Mathematics (U.S.); Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute.
Publisher: Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society, ©1987.
Series: Contemporary mathematics (American Mathematical Society), v. 64.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sonya Kovalevskaya was a distinguished mathematician and considered by her contemporaries to be among the best of her generation. This work contains background material about Kovalevskaya's life and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Congrès
Named Person: S V Kovalevskai︠a︡; S V Kovalevskai︠a︡; S V Kovalevskai︠a︡; Sofia Vasilievna Kovalevskaia
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kovalevska�i�a, S. V. ; ; S V Kovalevskai︠a︡; Linda Keen; Association for Women in Mathematics (U.S.); Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute.
ISBN: 0821850679 9780821850671
OCLC Number: 15016230
Description: xiii, 297 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Sofia Kovalevskaia: her life and work by A. H. Koblitz Sonya Kovalevskaya's place in nineteenth century mathematics by R. Cooke Changing views of Sofia Kovalevskaia by A. H. Koblitz Isospectral metrics and finite Riemannian coverings by D. M. DeTurck and C. S. Gordon Estimating small eigenvalues of Riemann surfaces by J. Dodziuk, T. Pignaturo, B. Randol, and D. Sullivan A conformal analog of Bernstein's theorem for timelike surfaces in Minkowski 3-space by T. K. Milnor Geometry of canonical forms by R. S. Palais and C.-L. Terng Geometric analysis in crystalline media by J. Taylor Some geometric developments related to Kowaleski's work by C.-L. Terng Large-time behavior of solutions to a scalar conservation law in several space dimensions by P. Bauman Strong solutions for strongly damped quasilinear wave equations by H. Engler Flows on $r$-gonal Jacobeans by E. Previato Some linearly induced Morse-Smale systems, the QR algorithm, and the Toda lattice by M. Shub and A. T. Vasquez An introduction to quasicrystals by J. W. Cahn and J. E. Taylor Quasicrystals, tilings, and algebraic number theory: some preliminary connections by E. Bombieri and J. E. Taylor.
Series Title: Contemporary mathematics (American Mathematical Society), v. 64.
Responsibility: sponsored by the Association for Women in Mathematics and the Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute, held October 25-28, 1985 ; Linda Keen, editor.
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