A Commemorative Plate for Wilhelm Killing and Karl Weierstraß

Rehmann, U.; Szczepański, A.
March 2010
Mathematical Intelligencer;Mar2010, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p49
Academic Journal
The article offers information on mathematician Wilhelm Killing and his mentor Karl Weierstraß 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 is stated that the influence of Killing is still present in current mathematical expressions. He was the student of Weierstraß in Berlin, where he got Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1872.


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