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Essays in the History of Mathematics
Edited by: Arthur Schlissel
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Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society
1984; 74 pp; softcover
Volume: 48
Reprint/Revision History:
reprinted 1987
ISBN-10: 0-8218-2298-5
ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-2298-2
List Price: US$19
Individual Members: US$11.40
Institutional Members: US$15.20
Order Code: MEMO/48/298
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Table of Contents

  • G. B. Dantzig -- Reminiscences about the origins of linear programming
  • L. Gårding -- Functional analysis in the theory of partial differential equations
  • F. C. Hoppensteadt -- Some influences of population biology on mathematics
  • K. Kreith -- PDE generalizations of the Sturm comparison theorem
  • J. Neyman and R. Price -- Stochastic theory of epidemics-continuing efforts to achieve realism
  • W. Wasow -- The origins of turning point theory
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