By Tucker McElroy
It really is tough to judge modern mathematicians with no the advantage of a retrospective standpoint, separated through numerous a long time. This finished single-volume A-to-Z reference covers either the earlier and current scientists who've considerably contributed to the sector of arithmetic. together with the entire relevant mathematicians, in addition to different lesser-known individuals within the box who made critical contributions, this inclusive reference covers the most important components of algebra, research, geometry, and foundational statisticians. specific good points contain indexes through box of specialization, nationality, and topic zone; a precious bibliography; and appendixes directory the mathematicians lined by way of state of start, nation of labor, box of specialization, nationality, and topic quarter. protecting outstanding mathematicians from antiquity to the current, this is often an amazing reference for heart and highschool scholars.
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