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Oskar Vrethammar: En analys av Arthur Cayleys arbete "A memoir on the theory of matrices"

Time: Tue 2021-06-01 12.00 - 13.00

Location: Meeting ID: 697 4204 2109

Respondent: Oskar Vrethammar


In 1858, Arthur Cayley published the first paper on matrices. It contains a wealth of ideas, as well as much of the material in an introductory course in linear algebra. This essay is a close reading of Cayley's paper, and discusses among other topics, the fascinating similarities and dissimilarities of Cayley's approach to that of modern linear algebra texts. 

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