Description - Euler at 300 by Robert E. Bradley
Leonhard Euler (1707-1783) was the most important mathematician of the 18th century. His collected works, which number more than 800 books and articles, fill over 70 large volumes. He revolutionised real analysis and mathematical physics, single-handedly established the field of analytic number theory, and made important contributions to almost every other branch of mathematics. A great pedagogue as well as a great researcher, his textbooks educated the next generation of mathematicians. This book compiles over 20 papers, based on some of the most memorable contributions from mathematicians and historians of mathematics at academic meetings across the USA and Canada, in the years approaching Leonhard Euler's tercentenary. These papers will appeal not only to those who already have an interest in the history of mathematics, but will also serve as a compelling introduction to the subject, focused on the accomplishments of one of the greatest mathematical minds of all time.
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(253mm x 177mm x 20mm)
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Author Biography - Robert E. Bradley
Robert E. Bradley is Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Adelphi University in New York. He is President of the Euler Society. Lawrence A. D'Antonio is Associate Professor of Mathematics at Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah. C. Edward Sandifer is Professor of Mathematics at Western Connecticut State University.