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Description - Mathematical Analysis during the 20th Century by Jean-Paul Pier

For several centuries, analysis has been one of the most prestigious and important subjects in mathematics. The present book sets off by tracing the evolution of mathematical analysis, and then endeavours to understand the developments of main trends, problems, and conjectures. It features chapters on general topology, 'classical' integration and measure theory, functional analysis, harmonic analysis and Lie groups, theory of functions and analytic geometry, differential and partial differential equations, topological and differential geometry. The ubiquitous presence of analysis also requires the consideration of related topics such as probability theory or algebraic geometry. Each chapter features a comprehensive first part on developments during the period 1900-1950, and then provides outlooks on representative achievements during the later part of the century. The book provides many original quotations from outstanding mathematicians as well as an extensive bibliography of the seminal publications. It will be an interesting and useful reference work for graduate students, lecturers, and all professional mathematicians and other scientists with an interest in the history of mathematics.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198503941
ISBN-10: 0198503946
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 164mm x 28mm)
Pages: 440
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 5-Jul-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jean-Paul Pier

Professor Jean-Paul Pier, Department of Mathematics, Luxembourg University Centre.