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Notable women in mathematics : a biographical dictionary

Author: Charlene Morrow; Teri Perl
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Substantive biographical essays on 59 women from around the world who have made significant contributions to mathematics from antiquity to the present ... The emphasis is on contemporary mathematics."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biographisches Nachschlagewerk
Biography
Biographies
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charlene Morrow; Teri Perl
ISBN: 0313291314 9780313291319
OCLC Number: 36768082
Description: xv, 302 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Maria Gaetana Agnesi --
Andrea Bertozzi --
Lenore Blum --
Sylvia Bozeman --
Marjorie Lee Browne --
Leone Burton --
Fan King Chung --
Ingrid Daubechies --
Emilie de Breteuil du Chatelet --
Etta Zuber Falconer --
Joan Feigenbaum --
Elizabeth Fennema --
Herta Taussig Freitag --
Sophie Germain --
Evelyn Boyd Granville --
Mary Gray --
Gloria Conyers Hewitt --
Grace Brewster Murray Hopper --
Rhonda Hughes --
Joan Hutchinson --
Hypatia --
Nancy Kopell --
Sofya Korvin-Krukovskaya Kovalevskaya --
Christine Ladd-Franklin --
Anneli Lax --
Gilah Chaya Vanderhoek Leder --
Emma Trotskaya Lehmer --
Ada Augusta Byron Lovelace --
Vivienne Malone-Mayes --
Dusa Waddington McDuff --
Marie-Louise Michelsohn --
Cathleen Synge Morawetz --
Emmy Noether --
Karen Parshall --
Bernadette Perrin-Riou --
Harriet Pollatsek --
Cheryl Praeger --
Mina Spiegel Rees --
Ida Rhodes --
Julia Bowman Robinson --
Judith Roitman --
Mary Ellen Rudin --
Mary Beth Ruskai --
Cora Sadosky --
Alice Turner Schafer --
Doris Wood Schattschneider --
Charlotte Angas Scott --
Marjorie Wikler Senechal --
Lesley Milman Sibner --
Mary Fairfax Grieg Somerville --
Pauline Sperry --
Alicia Boole Stott --
Olga Taussky-Todd --
Jean Taylor --
Chuu-Lian Terng --
Karen Uhlenbeck --
Marion Walter --
Sylvia Young Wiegand --
Grace Chisholm Young.
Responsibility: edited by Charlene Morrow and Teri Perl.

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This volume presents biographical essays on 59 women from around the world who have made significant contributions to mathematics. Designed for secondary schools and the general public, each profile  Read more...

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