A history of vector analysis: the evolution of the idea of a vectorial system / Michael J. Crowe

Auteur: Crowe, Michael J. - AuteurType de document: MonographieLangue: anglaisPays: Etats UnisÉditeur: Notre Dame : University of Notre Dame Press, 1967Description: 270 p. ; 24 cmNote: This is the first large scale study of the development of vectorial systems which traces the rise of the vector concept from the discovery of complex numbers through the system of hypercomplex numbers created by Hamilton and Grassmann to the final acceptance around 1910 of the modern system of vector analysis. (Zentralblatt)Bibliographie: Includes bibliographical references. Sujets MSC: 01A05 History and biography -- History of mathematics and mathematicians -- General histories, source books
01-02 History and biography -- Research exposition (monographs, survey articles)
15-03 Linear and multilinear algebra; matrix theory -- Historical
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This is the first large scale study of the development of vectorial systems which traces the rise of the vector concept from the discovery of complex numbers through the system of hypercomplex numbers created by Hamilton and Grassmann to the final acceptance around 1910 of the modern system of vector analysis. (Zentralblatt)

Includes bibliographical references

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