The Reception of the Theory of Distributions

Lax, Peter
January 2004
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2004, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p52
Academic Journal
Comments on the theory of distributions according to professor Laurent Schwartz. Generalization of the concept of solution of a partial differential equation; Introduction of ideal functions in order to widen the scope of elementary linear calculus; Receipt of the Schwartz's theory at he Courant Institute.


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