TITLE

Nestor of mathematicians: Leopold Vietoris turns 105

AUTHOR(S)
Helmberg, Gilbert; Sigmund, Karl
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Fall96, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles mathematician Leopold Vietoris. Personal background; Education; Military service; Career history; Writings; Hobbies and interests.
ACCESSION #
9703114181

 

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