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2001 Spring Eastern Section Meeting
Hoboken, NJ, April 28-29, 2001
Meeting #966

Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu

Special Session on History of Mathematics

  • Saturday April 28, 2001, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on History of Mathematics, I

    Room 222, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
    Organizers:
    Patricia R. Allaire, Queensborough Community College, CUNY praqb@cunyvm.cuny.edu
    Robert E. Bradley, Adelphi University bradley@adelphi.edu

    • 8:30 a.m.
      The Gaussian Solution to 2cos(360/17).
      Peter L Griffiths*, London, UK.
      (966-01-55)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Poincare's on Mathematical Truth and the Nature of Geometry.
      Steven J Gimbel*, Gettysburg College
      (966-01-15)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Origins of Banach Space Theory.
      Andrew B Perry*, Springfield College
      (966-01-17)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Warren Weaver On the C.L. Dodgson Nachlass.
      Francine F Abeles*, Kean University
      (966-01-13)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Mina Rees and the Founding of the Graduate School at CUNY.
      Amy E Shell*, United States Military Academy
      (966-01-09)
  • Saturday April 28, 2001, 2:30 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on History of Mathematics, II

    Room 222, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
    Organizers:
    Patricia R. Allaire, Queensborough Community College, CUNY praqb@cunyvm.cuny.edu
    Robert E. Bradley, Adelphi University bradley@adelphi.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      The Birth of an Independent Trigonometry: Revolution and Conflict in Tenth-Century Islamic Spherical Astronomy.
      Glen R Van Brummelen*, Bennington College
      (966-01-23)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Fran\c cois-Joseph Servois: a Pioneer of `Soft' Analysis.
      Robert E Bradley*, Adelphi University
      (966-01-25)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Euler's Three Proofs of the Euler-Fermat Theorem.
      Edward Sandifer*, Western Connecticut State U
      (966-01-24)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Maria Gaetana Agnesi as seen by the historian Antonio F. Frisi.
      Antonella Cupillari*, Penn State Erie-The Behrend College
      (966-01-22)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Mathematicians on Their Past--The Historiography of Mathematics.
      Thomas L. Drucker*, University of Wisconsin
      (966-01-28)
Inquiries:  meet@ams.org