(Victor) Gustave Robin: 1855-1897

Gustafson, Karl; Abe, Takehisa
March 1998
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring98, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p47
Academic Journal
Focuses on the late Gustave Robin, a professor of mathematical physics in Paris, France in the latter half of the 19th century. Robin's contribution to science; Method of single- and double-layer potentials for boundary value problems of electrostatics; His scientific philosophy and personal life; Conflict between Robin and Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem.


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