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Emil Artin
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The Gamma Function

Emil Artin


Dover Publications Inc.

Mathematics & Sciences;
Functional analysis & transforms


48 pages

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This brief monograph on the gamma function by a major 20th century mathematician was designed to bridge a gap in the literature of mathematics between incomplete and over-complicated treatments. Topics include functions, the Euler integrals and the Gauss formula, large values of x and the multiplication formula, the connection with sin x, applications to definite integrals, and other subjects.

By:   Emil Artin
Imprint:   Dover Publications Inc.
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 5mm
Weight:   91g
ISBN:   9780486789781
ISBN 10:   0486789780
Series:   Dover Books on Mathematics
Pages:   48
Publication Date:   March 2015
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

One of the 20th century's most prominent mathematicians, Emil Artin (1898-1962) taught at the University of Hamburg from 1923 to 1937. After emigrating to the United States, he taught at Notre Dame (1937-38), Indiana University (1938-46), and Princeton (1946-58) before returning to Hamburg in 1958. Dover also publishes his Galois Theory.

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