1991 Joint Mathematics Meetings, Program by Special Session
AMS Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:08:47
1991 Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Francisco, CA, January 16-19, 1991
Andy R Magid, AMS firstname.lastname@example.org
Kenneth A Ross, MAA email@example.com
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics
Wednesday January 16, 1991, 1:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
African origins of the mathematical sciences.
Abdulalim A. Shabazz*, Clark Atlanta University
Genesis of the equation.
Barnabas Hughes*, California State University, Northridge
Euler's contributions to the calculus.
V. Frederick Rickey*, Bowling Green State University
Sophus Lie and the geometrical origins of the symplectic groups.
Thomas Hawkins*, Boston University
The contributions of Hausdorff and Sierpinski to Cantor's continuum problem.
Gregory H. Moore*, McMaster University
Abraham Robinson and World War II: The making of a mathematical logician.
Joseph W. Dauben*, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
Hassler Whitney's lecture on the history of topology, given in Campinas.
Ubiratan D'Ambrosio*, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
Thursday January 17, 1991, 7:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Women and mathematics at Cambridge in the late nineteenth century.
J. J. Tattersall*, Providence College
The American mathematical community: 1891-1906.
Karen V. H. Parshall*, University of Virginia
Della Dumbaugh, University of Virginia
Trends and traditions in collegiate mathematics: 1915-1990.
David E. Kullman*, Miami University, Oxford
The philosophical views of Klein and Hilbert.
David E. Rowe*, Pace University, Westchester
Mathematics and Nazi politics: Three examples.
Sanford L. Segal*, University of Rochester
Bourbaki for physicists? A glance at some unrealized projects (1934-1954).
Liliane Beaulieu*, University of California, Berkeley and College de Rosemont, Canada