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The Collected Mathematical Papers of James Joseph Sylvester

The Collected Mathematical Papers of James Joseph Sylvester

Volume 4. 1882–1897

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  • Date Published: February 2012
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107644182

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  • James Joseph Sylvester (1814–97) was an English mathematician who made key contributions to numerous areas of his field and was also of primary importance in the development of American mathematics, both as inaugural Professor of Mathematics at Johns Hopkins University and founder of the American Journal of Mathematics. Originally published in 1912, this book forms the fourth in four volumes of Sylvester's mathematical papers, covering the period from 1882 to 1897. Together these volumes provide a comprehensive resource that will be of value to anyone with an interest in Sylvester's theories and the history of mathematics.

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    • Date Published: February 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107644182
    • length: 798 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 40 mm
    • weight: 1.25kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Biographical notice
    1. A constructive theory of partitions, arranged in three acts, an interact and an exodion
    2. Sur les nombres de fractions ordinaires inégales qu'on peut exprimer en se servant de chiffres qui n'excèdent pas un nombre donné
    3. Note sur le théorème de Legendre cité dans une note insérée dans les Comptes Rendus
    4. Sur le produit indéfini 1 - x. 1 - x2. 1 - x3
    5. Sur une théorème de partitions
    6. Preuve graphique du théorème d'Euler sur la partition des nombres pentagonaux
    7. Démonstration graphique d'un théorème d'Euler concernant les partitions des nombres
    8. Sur un théorème de partitions de nombres complexes contenu dans un théorème de Jacobi
    9. On the number of fractions contained in any 'Farey series' of which the limiting number is given
    10. On the equation to the secular inequalities in the planetary theory
    11. On the involution and evolution of quaternions
    12. On the involution of two matrices of the second order
    13. Sur les quantités formant un groupe de nonions analoques aux quaternions de Hamilton
    14. On quaternions, nonions, sedenions, etc.
    15. On involutants and other allied species of invariants to matrix systems
    16. On the three laws of motion in the world of universal algebra
    17. Equations in matrices
    18. Sur les quantités formant un groupe de nonions analoques aux quaternions de Hamilton
    19. Sur une note récente de M. D. André
    20. Sur la solution d'une classe très étendue d'équations en quaternions
    21. Sur la correspondence entre deux espèces differentes de fonctions de deux systèmes de quantités, corrélatifs et également nombreux
    22. Sur le théorème de M. Brioschi, relatif aux fonctions symétriques
    23. Sur une extension de la loi de Harriot relative aux équations algébriques
    24. Sur les équations monothétiques
    25. Sur l'équation en matrices px = xq
    26. Sur la solution du cas le plus général des équations linéaires en quantitiés binaires, c'est-à-dire en quaternions ou en matrices du second ordre
    27. Sur les deux méthodes, celle de Hamilton en quaternions ou en matrices du second ordre
    29. Sur la résolution générale de l'équation linéaire en matrices d'un ordre quelconque
    30. Sur l'équation linéaire trinôme en matrices d'un ordre quelconque
    31. Lectures on the principles of universal algebra
    32. On the solution of a class of equations in quaternions
    33. On Hamilton's quadratic equation and the general unilateral equation in matrices
    34. Note on Captain MacMahon's transformation of the theory of invariants
    35. On the D'Alembert–Carnot geometrical paradox and its resolution
    36. Sur une nouvelle théorie de formes algébriques
    37. Note on Schwarzian derivatives
    38. On reciprocants
    39. Note on certain elementary geometrical notions and determinations
    40. On the trinomial unilateral quadratic equation in matrices of the second order
    41. Inaugural lecture at Oxford, on the method of reciprocants
    42. Lectures on the theory of reciprocants
    43. Sur les réciprocants purs irréductibles du quatriè me ordre
    44. Sur une extension du théorème relatif au nombre d'invariants asyzygétiques d'un type donné à une classe de formes analogues
    45. Note sur les invariants différentiels
    46. Sur l'équation différéntielle d'une courbe d'ordre quelconque
    47. Sur une extension d'un théorème de Clebsch relatif aux courbes du quatrième degré
    48. On the differential equation to a curve of any order
    49. On the so-called Tschirnhausen transformation
    50. Sur une découverte de M. James Hammond relative à une certaine série de nombres qui figurent dans la théorie de la transformation Tschirnhausen
    51. On Hamilton's numbers
    52. Sur les nombres dits de Hamilton
    53. Note on a proposed addition to the vocabulary of ordinary arithmetic
    54. On certain inequalities relating to prime numbers
    55. Sur les nombres parfaits
    56. Sur une classe spéciale des diviseurs de la somme d'un

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