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Grassmann, Hermann 1809-1877

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Works: 185 works in 679 publications in 7 languages and 4,639 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Conference papers and proceedings  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Translator, Illustrator, Other, Contributor
Classifications: QA259, 512.5
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Most widely held works by Hermann Grassmann
Extension theory by Hermann Grassmann( Book )

47 editions published between 1862 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Ausdehnungslehre of 1862 is Grassmann's most mature presentation of his "extension theory". The work was unique in capturing the full sweep of his mathematical achievements." "Compared to Grassmann's first book, Lineale Ausdehnungslehre, this book contains an enormous amount of new material, including a detailed development of the inner product and its relation to the concept of angle, the "theory of functions" from the point of view of extension theory, and Grassmann's contribution to the Pfaff problem. In many ways, this book is the version of Grassmann's system most accessible to contemporary readers."--Jacket
Wörterbuch zum Rig-Veda by Hermann Grassmann( Book )

66 editions published between 1873 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die ausdehnungslehre von 1844, oder Die lineale ausdehnungslehre, ein neuer zweig der mathematik, dargestellt und durch anwendungen auf die übrigen zweige der mathematik, wie auch auf die statik, mechanik by Hermann Grassmann( Book )

24 editions published between 1878 and 2017 in German and English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hermann Günther Grassmann (1809-1877) : visionary mathematician, scientist and neohumanist scholar : papers from a sesquicentennial conference by Gert Schubring( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this volume specialists from several disciplines present the first comprehensive, readily-accessible analysis of Grassmann's thought, its historical context and emergence, its reception, and its continuing influence on many branches of learning. The book addresses a general public in mathematics, physics, and linguistics, including graduate students in these fields, as well as historians of these disciples."--Jacket
Rig-veda( Book )

14 editions published between 1876 and 1990 in German and Undetermined and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hermann Grassmanns gesammelte mathematische und physikalische werke by Hermann Grassmann( Book )

15 editions published between 1896 and 1972 in German and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geometrische analyse geknüpft an die von Leibniz erfundene geometrische Charakteristik by Hermann Grassmann( Book )

15 editions published between 1847 and 1969 in German and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hermann Grassmanns gesammelte mathematische und physikalische Werke by Hermann Grassmann( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Ausdehnungslehre von 1844 : und Die geometrische Analyse by Hermann Grassmann( Book )

10 editions published between 1894 and 1969 in German and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die lineale Ausdehnungslehre ein neuer Zweig der Mathematik, dargestellt und durch Anwendungen auf die übrigen Zweige der Mathematik, wie auch auf die Statik, Mechanik, die Lehre vom Magnetismus und die Krystallonomie erläutert by Hermann Grassmann( )

10 editions published between 1844 and 2013 in German and English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Prussian schoolmaster Hermann Grassmann (1809–77) taught a range of subjects including mathematics, science and Latin and wrote several secondary-school textbooks. Although he was never appointed to a university post, he devoted much energy to mathematical research and developed revolutionary new insights. Die lineale Ausdehnungslehre, published in 1844, is an astonishing work which was not understood by the mathematicians of its time but which anticipated developments that took a century to come to fruition - vector spaces, dimension, exterior products and many other ideas. Admired rather than read by the next generation, it was only fully appreciated by mathematicians such as Peano and Whitehead
Hermann Grassmanns gesammelte mathematische und physikalische Werke : auf Veranlassung der Mathematisch-physichen Klasse der Kgl. sächsischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften by Hermann Grassmann( Book )

21 editions published between 1894 and 1972 in German and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gesammelte mathematische und physikalische Werke by Hermann Grassmann( Book )

17 editions published between 1894 and 1972 in German and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deutsche Pflanzennamen by Hermann Grassmann( Book )

9 editions published in 1870 in German and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schraubenrechnung und Nullsystem by Hermann Grassmann( Book )

8 editions published in 1899 in German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Projektive Geometrie der Ebene : unter Benutzung der Punktrechnung by Hermann Grassmann( Book )

14 editions published between 1909 and 2017 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Ausdehnungslehre, vollständig und in strenger Form bearbeitet by Hermann Grassmann( )

10 editions published between 1862 and 2013 in German and English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1844, the Prussian schoolmaster Hermann Grassmann (1809-77) published Die Lineale Ausdehnungslehre (also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection). This revolutionary work anticipated the modern theory of vector spaces and exterior algebras. It was little understood at the time and the few sympathetic mathematicians, rather than trying harder to comprehend it, urged Grassmann to write an extended version of his theories. The present work is that version, first published in 1862. However, this also proved too far ahead of its time and Grassmann turned to historical linguistics, in which field his contributions are still remembered. His mathematical work eventually found champions such as Hankel, Peano, Whitehead and Élie Cartan, and it is now recognised for the brilliant achievement that it was in the history of mathematics
Hermann Grassmanns gesammelte mathematische und physikalische Werke by Hermann Grassmann( Book )

12 editions published between 1894 and 1972 in German and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elemente der reinen empfindungslehre by William T Preyer( Book )

2 editions published in 1877 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lehrbuch der Arithmetik für höhere Lehranstalten by Hermann Grassmann( )

7 editions published in 1861 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Extension theory
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Wörterbuch zum Rig-VedaHermann Günther Grassmann (1809-1877) : visionary mathematician, scientist and neohumanist scholar : papers from a sesquicentennial conferenceHermann Graßmann : from past to future: Graßmann's Work in Context; Graßmann Bicentennial Conference, September 2009Hermann Grassmann : roots and traces : autographs and unknown documentsHermann Graßmann : roots and trees : autographs and unknown documentsHermann Günther Grassmann (1809-1877) : visionary mathematician, scientist and neohumanist scholar : papers from a sesquicentennial conference
Alternative Names
Grassman, German 1809-1877

Grassman, Hermann 1809-1877

Grassman Hermann Günther 1809-1877

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Graßmann, H. 1809-1877

Grassmann, Hermann 1809-1877

Graßmann, Hermann G. 1809-1877

Graßmann, Hermann Günther.

Graßmann, Hermann Günther 1809-1877

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Herman Günther Grassmann

Hermann Graßmann deutscher Mathematiker

Hermann Grassmann German polymath, linguist and mathematician

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Hermann Günther Grassmann

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Герман Грассман немецкий физик, математик и филолог

Грассман Г. Г

Грассман Г. Г. 1809-1877

Грассман Г. Ю

Грассман Г. Ю. 1809-1877

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هرمان قراسمان

هرمان گراسمان

هيرمان كراسمان عالم رياضيات ألماني، وصاحب الجداء السلمي (الضرب النقطي)

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헤르만 그라스만

ヘルマン・グラスマン

赫爾曼·格拉斯曼

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