Mathematics of the 19th Century

Mathematics of the 19th Century

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New Edition - New in Paperback - This is the second revised edition of the first volume of the outstanding collection of historical studies of mathematics in the nineteenth century compiled in three volumes by A. N. Kolmogorov and A. P. Yushkevich. This second edition was carefully revised by Abe Shenitzer, York University, Ontario, Canada. The historical period covered in this book extends from the early nineteenth century up to the end of the 1930s, as neither 1801 nor 1900 are, in themselves, turning points in the history of mathematics, although each date is notable fo a remarkable event: the first for the publication of Gauss' qDisquisitiones arithmeticae, q the second for Hilbert's qMathematical Problems.q Beginning in the second quarter of the nineteenth century mathematics underwent a revolution as crucial and profound in its consequences for the general world outlook as the mathematical revolution in the beginning of the modern era. The main changes included a new statement of the problem of the existence of mathematical objects, particulary in the calculus, and soon thereafter the formation of non-standard structures in geometry, arithmetic and algebra. The primary objective of the work has been to treat the evolution of mathematics in the nineteenth century as a whole; the discussion is concentrated on the essential concepts, methods, and algorithms.Mathematical Logic, Algebra, Number Theory, Probability Theory AndreAs Nikolaevich Kolmogorov, AdolE¹f Pavlovich IIiUshkevich. Therefore, (5) ... In solving logical problems Venn used algebraic methods as well as what are now known as Venn diagrams. Venn sketches ... Hence, to graphically represent problems with many classes, Venn uses tables consisting of 2n cells, i.e., Venn tables. The tablesanbsp;...

Title:Mathematics of the 19th Century
Author:Andreĭ Nikolaevich Kolmogorov, Adolʹf Pavlovich I͡Ushkevich
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2001-01-01


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