Portal:Mathematics
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Mathematics is the study of quantity, structure, space, and change. Mathematicians seek out patterns, formulate new conjectures, and establish truth by rigorous deduction from appropriately chosen axioms and definitions.— Excerpted from Mathematics on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Contents
General[edit]
 An Essay on Quantity, 1748, by Thomas Reid
 Budget of Paradoxes
 Methodus inveniendi
 The Origin and Curiosities of the Arabic Numerals as it appeared in the April 1877 Popular Science Monthly
 Curious Systems of Notation as it appeared in the August 1878 Popular Science Monthly
 Algebras, Spaces, Logics as it appeared in the August 1880 Popular Science Monthly
 Origin and History of Life Insurance I as it appeared in the August 1881 Popular Science Monthly
 Modern Basis of Life Insurance II as it appeared in the September 1881 Popular Science Monthly
 The Practical Business of Life Insurance III as it appeared in the October 1881 Popular Science Monthly
 The Illusion of Chance as it appeared in the December 1883 Popular Science Monthly
 The Mystic Properties of Numbers as it appeared in the August 1884 Popular Science Monthly
 Early Hindoo Mathematics as it appeared in the July 1873 Popular Science Monthly
 Science and the Logicians as it appeared in the June 1876 Popular Science Monthly
 Quantum noise at the nonlinear mapping of phase space (Kouznetsov) as it appeared in Optics and Spectroscopy, 82, 990995 (1997)
 Indian Mathematics (1915) by George Rusby Kaye (transcription project)
 A History of Mathematics (1893) by Florian Cajori (transcription project)
 A History of Mathematical Notations, Volume I (1928) by Florian Cajori (transcription project)
 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica articles on Mathematics (11th edition, 1911)
Algebra[edit]
Calculus[edit]
 Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus, 1911 by William Anthony Granville (transcription project)
 Investigation of the letter of Leibniz
 The Analyst: a Discourse addressed to an Infidel Mathematician, 1734, (transcription project) by George Berkeley, an early criticism of the calculus, particularly Newton's terminology of 'fluxions'.
Computer science[edit]
 The Alphabet Cipher, 1868 by Lewis Carroll
 On Mr. Babbage's new machine for calculating and printing mathematical and astronomical tables, 1823 by Francis Baily in Astronomische Nachrichten, No. 46, pages 409422
 Explanation and History of Venona Project Information, 1956, declassified U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation memorandum
 A Few Words on Secret Writing, 1841 by Edgar Allan Poe
 Lambda Papers, 19751979, by Steele and Sussman, a series of MIT AI Memos, developing the Scheme programming language and a number of influential concepts in programming language design and implementation
 The Paging Game, 1974 by Jeff Berryman, University of British Columbia
Geometry[edit]
 Transcendental Geometry as it appeared in the August 1882 Popular Science Monthly
 The Elements of Euclid
 Early editions of Euclid's Elements
 Squaring the circle
 Geometric Dissections and Transpositions
 Diameter as it appeared in the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica
Probability theory[edit]
 The Logic of Chance (1888) by John Venn (transcription project)
Mathematicians[edit]
Reference[edit]
 Algebra as it appeared in The New Student's Reference Work
 Arago, Francois Jean Dominique as it appeared in The New Student's Reference Work
 Arithmetic as it appeared in The New Student's Reference Work
External links[edit]
 Subclass QA on Project Gutenberg
 Call number QA on the Online Books Page
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