TITLE

The Philamath's Alphabet--L

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Robin
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2006, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents several postage stamps depicting famous mathematicians and mathematical arts in accordance with the alphabet of Philamath. The stamps include the pictures of Joseph-Louis Lagrange who is the author of the theory of functions, Pierre-Simon Laplace who wrote a fundamental text on the analytic theory of probability, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz who developed the calculus, Liu Hui which is an ancient Chinese work, and the Logarithmic spiral.
ACCESSION #
19716584

 

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