Renewal of the doctorate of Olga Taussky Todd

Hlawka, Edmund
January 1997
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter97, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p18
Academic Journal
Presents the distinctive perspective of Olga Taussky-Todd's life given as a tribute during her fiftieth anniversary renewal of doctorate at the University of Vienna, Austria last June 17, 1980. Involvement in various areas of mathematics; Dissertation; Career; Articles; Investigations on different theorems.


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