# Herman MÃ¼intz: A Mathematician's Odyssey

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- Weierstrass, Karl Theodor Wilhelm (1815 - 1897). // Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography;2005, p1
German mathematician who is remembered especially for deepening and broadening the understanding of functions.

- Applications of Sequences and Limits in Calculus. Nievergelt, Yves // UMAP Journal;2000 Modules, Vol. 20, p111
The article discusses the use of limits and sequences in calculus. As students increasingly make use of limits their command over its use strengthens. The concept of limit is not just used for technical purposes. Instead, limit is considered to a major achievement of mathematical research. Karl...

- Uniform approximation in weighted spaces using some positive linear operators. Holhoş, Adrian // Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Mathematica;2011, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p413
We characterize the functions defined on a weighted space, which are uniformly approximated by the Post-Widder, Gamma, Weierstrass and Picard operators and we obtain the range of the weights which can be used for uniform approximation. We give, also, an estimation of the rate of the...

- maximum value theorem (19th century) Mathematics. // Dictionary of Theories;2002, p333
Definition of the term "maximum value theorem," is presented. The theorem was developed by German analyst Karl Theodor Wilhelm Weierstrass. According to this theorem, a continuous real valued function on a closed bounded interval achieves its supremum.

- A bishop-stone-weierstrass theorem for ( M(â„‚)). Li, Qi; Hadwin, Don // Acta Mathematica Sinica;Aug2013, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p1515
In this paper, we shall give an elementary proof of a Bishop-Stone-Weierstrass theorem for ( M(â„‚)) with respect to its pure states. To be more precise, we shall show that the pure-state Bishop hull of a unital subalgebra (not necessarily self-adjoint) of ( M(â„‚)) is equal to itself.

- 97.10 Continuous functions that are not differentiable anywhere. JAMESON, G. J. O. // Mathematical Gazette;Mar2013, Vol. 97 Issue 538, p137
The article discusses the continuous function that is not differentiable at any point constructed by Karl Weierstrass. It says that the continuity of the function in the example of Weierstrass is an appropriate application of the notion of uniform convergence. Moreover, the idea of German...

- A Commemorative Plate for Wilhelm Killing and Karl WeierstraÃŸ. Rehmann, U.; Szczepański, A. // Mathematical Intelligencer;Mar2010, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p49
The article offers information on mathematician Wilhelm Killing and his mentor Karl WeierstraÃŸ who were honoured with a memorial plate on 24-25, 2008. It was unveiled at the University of Gdansk. Killing had published many papers in the periodical "Mathematical Annalen," from 1888 to1890. It...

- On the Asymptotics of Some Weierstrass Functions. Zając, J.; Korenkov, M.; Kharkevych, Yu. // Ukrainian Mathematical Journal;Jun2015, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p154
For Weierstrass functions Ïƒ( z) and Î¶( z) , we present the asymptotic formulas valid outside the efficiently constructed exceptional sets of discs that are much narrower than in the known asymptotic formulas.

- Sigwart's Numbers in Context. Ierna, Carlo // ErwÃ¤gen Wissen Ethik;2008, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p585
The article presents further reflections from Carlo Ierna on logician Christoph Sigward's anti-empirical, psychologistic notions of the concept of number. Sigward's own arguments are logically turned against him in his dismissal of contravening mathematical notions advanced by the thinker J. S....