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History of Mathematics

The Mathematics Genealogy ProjectThe Mathematics Genealogy Project at Minnesota state Uni. This project was started from 1999, it is very interesting information.
  • St. Andrew's History of Mathematics This page contains lot of thing!
  • Godel society
  • Hilbert's problems
  • The four color problem
  • Kepler ('s conjecture) problem
  • The Fermat's last theorem
    There are some other pages which you may find useful concerning topics related to mathematics which can be found at:

    History of Mathematics
    maintained by David E. Joyce (Clark University, USA)
    Including a comprehensive chronology of mathematicians

    Eric's Treasure Trove of Mathematics and Treasure Trove of Scientific Biography
    maintained by Eric Weisstein (University of Virginia, USA)
    A comprehensive encyclopedia of Mathematics (and other subjects) and collection of biographies.

    Math Archives History of Mathematics
    maintained by Earl Fife and Larry Hutch (University of Tennessee at Knoxville, USA)
    Many links to other sites

    Biographies of Women Mathematicians
    maintained by Larry Riddle (Agnes Scott College, USA)
    Contains some detailed biographies and images of women mathematicians

    Earliest uses of mathematical symbols and words
    maintained by Jeff Miller (New Port Richey, USA)
    Contains information and discussion on the first occurrence of mathematical symbols and words.

    Catalog of the Scientific Community: 16th and 17th Centuries
    by Richard S Westfall (at the Galileo Project)
    a searchable database of scientists including information on over 160 mathematicians.

    The Mathematical Quotations Server
    maintained by Mark Woodard (Furman University, USA)
    Quotations by mathematicians or about mathematics

    Favourite Mathematical Constants
    maintained by Steven Finch (Mathsoft, USA)
    Information on a collection of well-known, and some more obscure constants

    Brightest SPARCS
    database of scientists (ANU, Canberra, Australia) with a list of mathematicians

    AIP Center for History of Physics
    (American Institute of Physics, USA)
    A history of physics with biographies and pictures of historical scientists

    WWW Virtual Library, History of Science Technology and Medicine
    maintained by Tim Sherratt (ASAP, Australia)
    A more general history of science

    The History of Mathematics
    maintained by D. R. Wilkins (Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland)
    Including excerpts from W. W. Rouse Ball's A short account of the history of mathematics

    Ancient Mathematics
    at the Library of Congress Vatican Exhibit
    some interesting articles mainly about Greek Mathematics

    A History of Mathematics
    maintained by Len Berggren (Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada)
    articles by students at Simon Fraser University

    A Visual Dictionary of Plane Curves
    maintained by Xah Lee (California, USA)
    lots of well presented information about plane curves.

    A History of Sciences related to Astronomy and references to astronomers
    maintained by Wolfgang R. Dick (IFAG, Potsdam, Germany)

    The sci.math FAQ
    maintained by Alex Lopez-Ortiz (Waterloo, Canada)
    Frequently Asked Questions addressed by the USENET group sci.math

    A Brief History of Algebra and Computing: An Eclectic Oxonian View
    by Jonathan Bowen (Oxford University Computing Laboratory, UK)
    A hypertext article with hyperlinks to the MacTutor History of Mathematics archive.

    The Math Forum and Math History resource collection
    A Virtual Center for Math Education on the Internet

    Historia Mathematica
    The home page of the official journal of the International Commission on the History of Mathematics.

    The Invention Dimension
    A resource for people who want to learn about American Inventors and their discoveries

    Centre for History of Science and Technology
    at the Université Libre de Bruxelles
    This centre organises regular conferences on the history of mathematics.

    The Museum of the History of Science
    at the University of Oxford

    The History Wing
    of the Mathematical Museum at the Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum für Informationstechnik Berlin (ZIB)

    The Geometry Center
    with some excellent interactive web applications

    History of Maths lectures
    by G Donald Allen of Texas A and M University, USA

    The Science Engineering and Math Program of the University of Delaware
    A source of other mathematically oriented Web sites.

    PASS maths magazine
    This is a Web magazine containing some history and other mathematical features.

    Earth/Matrix
    A series of articles by Charles W Johnson on Science in Ancient Artwork.

    The Yahoo Mathematics Page
    A page of other Maths related sites

    Last modified: May, 16th, 1998
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