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Arthur Cayley (1821–1895) was a key figure in the creation of modern algebra. He studied mathematics at Cambridge and published three papers while still an undergraduate. He then qualified as a lawyer and published about 250 mathematical papers during his fourteen years at the Bar. In 1863 he became the first Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics at Cambridge, where he continued to publish at a phenomenal rate on nearly every aspect of the subject, his most important work being in matrices, geometry and abstract groups. In 1883 he became president of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Publication of his Collected Papers - 967 papers in 13 volumes plus an index volume - began in 1889 and was completed after his death. This second volume contains 56 papers published between 1851 and 1860, plus two 1889 papers, and includes six of the Memoirs on Quantics.
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- Date Published: July 2009
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781108004947
- length: 624 pages
- dimensions: 297 x 32 x 210 mm
- weight: 1.47kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
Papers 101-158 (1851–60)
Notes and References.
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