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Travelling Mathematics - The Fate Of Diophantos' Arithmetic

The Fate of Diophantos' Arithmetic

Travelling Mathematics - The Fate Of Diophantos' Arithmetic - Meskens, Ad - ISBN: 9783034606424
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Bindwijze: Boek, Gebonden
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Beschrijving

This Book Offers A Comprehensive Study Of Diophantos' Arithmetika, A Unique Book Within The Known Greek Mathematical Corpus Whose Author, Diophantos, Is An Enigmatic Figure. It Details The Structure, Contents And Mathematics Of The Arithmetika.

Details

Titel: Travelling Mathematics - The Fate Of Diophantos' Arithmetic
auteur: Meskens, Ad
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Gebonden
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 210
Uitgever: Birkhauser Verlag Ag
Plaats van publicatie: CH
NUR: Exacte wetenschappen/natuurwetenschappen
Afmetingen: 166 x 242 x 20
Gewicht: 488 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9783034606424
Intern nummer: 16401653

Recensie

From the reviews: "The chapters are really surveys of the existing literature. ... The book begins with an outline of early arithmetic and algebra ... . Travelling Mathematics provides a wonderful overview of the Arithmetic and a valuable account of its influence. Anyone interested in Greek mathematics and in the history of algebra and number theory will want to read Meskens' book and follow the many references provided." (Fernando Q. Gouv ê a, The Mathematical Association of America, January, 2011) "This book is a very good introduction to the literature available on Diophantus and the interpretations of his work, and provides the reader with solid information on the various editions, their history and their background. ... a must-read for anyone studying the number theoretic contributions by mathematicians from Bachet and Fermat to Euler and beyond." (Franz Lemmermeyer, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1204, 2011)

Inhoudsopgave

Arithmetic and the beginnings of algebra.- Alexandria ad Aegyptum.- Diophantos and the Arithmetika.- Sleeping beauty in the Dark Ages.- New vistas.- Humanism.- Renaissance or the rebirth of Diophantos.- Fair stood the wind for France.- Coda: Hilbert's tenth problem.- Stemma.

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