Sophie Germain : a mathematical biography

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dc.contributor.author Hill, Amy Marie
dc.date.accessioned 2009-04-13T21:13:36Z
dc.date.available 2009-04-13T21:13:36Z
dc.date.issued 1995-08
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1794/8965
dc.description v, 79 p. ; ill. A THESIS Presented to the Department of Mathematics and the Clark Honors College of the University of Oregon in partial fulfillment of the requirements for degree of Bachelor of Arts, 1995. A print copy of this title is available through the UO Libraries under the call number: SCA Archiv Hill 1995 en
dc.description.abstract This thesis is a biography of Sophie Germain, a French mathematician who lived from 1776 to 1831. In addition to a traditional biographical account of her life, it discusses her work, focusing on her mathematical accomplishments in both number theory and the theory of elasticity. It also mentions some of her philosophical ideas. en
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dc.publisher University Of Oregon en
dc.relation.ispartofseries University of Oregon theses, Dept. of Mathematics, Honors College, B.A., 1995;
dc.subject Germain, Sophie, 1776-1831 en
dc.title Sophie Germain : a mathematical biography en
dc.type Thesis en


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