TITLE

The Philamath's Alphabet--B (Book)

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Robin
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer2003, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a collection of stamps on mathematicians. Mechanization of calculation tables by Charles Babbage, mathematician and computer pioneer; Development of the links between topology and algebra by mathematician Stefan Banach; Formalization of the intermediate-value theorem by mathematician Bernhard Bolzano.
ACCESSION #
10265772

 

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