Synopses & Reviews
Arthur Cayley (1821-1895) was a key figure in the creation of modern algebra. He studied mathematics at Cambridge and published three papers while still an undergraduate. He then qualified as a lawyer and published about 250 mathematical papers during his fourteen years at the Bar. In 1863 he took a significant salary cut to become the first Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics at Cambridge, where he continued to publish at a phenomenal rate on nearly every aspect of the subject, his most important work being in matrices, geometry and abstract groups. In 1883 he became president of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Publication of his Collected Papers - 967 papers in 13 volumes plus an index volume - began in 1889 and was completed after his death under the editorship of his successor in the Sadleirian Chair.
Synopsis
14 volumes containing 967 papers by this prolific Victorian mathematician, a key figure in the creation of modern algebra.
Synopsis
The 967 Collected Papers of the Victorian mathematician Arthur Cayley consist of 13 volumes plus an index volume. A key figure in the creation of modern algebra, Cayley became Sadleirian Professor at Cambridge in 1863, and president of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in 1883.
Table of Contents
Preface; 967 papers; Notes and references; Index.