Werke: Volume 10, Part 2

Werke: Volume 10, Part 2

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The genius of Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855) and the novelty of his work (published in Latin, German, and occasionally French) in areas as diverse as number theory, probability and astronomy were already widely acknowledged during his lifetime. But it took another three generations of mathematicians to reveal the true extent of his output as they studied Gauss' extensive unpublished papers and his voluminous correspondence. This posthumous twelve-volume collection of Gauss' complete works, published between 1863 and 1933, marks the culmination of their efforts and provides a fascinating account of one of the great scientific minds of the nineteenth century. At the suggestion of Felix Klein, Gauss' twentieth-century successors planned a scientific biography consisting of essays covering the various areas in which he worked. Volume 10, Part II, (dated 1922-33) contains seven contributions, individually paginated and originally sold separately, relating to pure mathematics, probability and mechanics.
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  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • German
  • 1139058339
  • 9781139058339

Table of contents

UEber Gauss' Wissenschaftliche Tatigkeit auf den Gebieten der Reinen Mathematik und Mechanik: UEber Gauss' Zahlentheoretische Arbeiten Paul Bachmann; UEber Gauss' Arbeiten zur Funktionentheorie Ludwig Schlesinger; UEber den Ersten und Vierten Gaussschen beweis des Fundamentalsatzes der Algebra Alexander Ostrowski; Gauss als Geometer Paul Stackel; Gauss und die Variationsrechnung Oskar Bolza; Gauss als Zahlenrechner Philipp Maennchen; UEber Gauss' Arbeiten zur Mechanik und Potentialtheorie Harald Geppert.
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