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By Tucker McElroy

It really is tricky to judge modern mathematicians with out the good thing about a retrospective perspective, separated by means of a number of many years. This finished single-volume A-to-Z reference covers either the previous and current scientists who've considerably contributed to the sector of arithmetic. together with all the vital mathematicians, in addition to different lesser-known people within the box who made severe contributions, this inclusive reference covers the most important components of algebra, research, geometry, and foundational statisticians. targeted good points comprise indexes through box of specialization, nationality, and topic quarter; a necessary bibliography; and appendixes directory the mathematicians lined via nation of beginning, kingdom of labor, box of specialization, nationality, and topic region. protecting extraordinary mathematicians from antiquity to the current, this is often a great reference for heart and highschool scholars.

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