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Udai Venedem

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[HM] A seventh announcement
Posted: Jan 31, 2006 2:43 PM
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This to announce the ostentation of a new catalogue


you can see at

with photographs of most items.

It deals with the history of some concepts and

- the Transportation Problem (deblais et remblais), where for the
first time a work of Operations Research was fully displayed, by MONGE,
its "inventor" (1784). Followed soon by DUPIN (1813 and 1822), and
completed by APPELL (1886).
- the introduction of the Theory of Functions, by EULER (Introductio,
1748), and its completion by SCHWARTZ (Distributions, 1950-1951).
- the invention of Game Theory, by BOREL (1924-1938). The Minimax
theorem fully demonstrated by von NEUMANN (1928), and made operative by
VILLE (1938).
- the installation of the calcul des variations, by LAGRANGE (1760).
- on Number Theory, the first comprehensive works by EULER and LAGRANGE
(1771-1773), and the Recherches d'analyse indeterminees by LEGENDRE
(1788), to finish with GAUSS (1807).
- the first accurate measurement (Grobert 1801) of the Great Pyramid,
along with a map of the city of Cairo at the time Bonaparte, Monge and
Fourier were there. Also, a transcription of the Rosetta stone
- many "academic" works, by LAPLACE. In the first place, his memoir on
Generating Functions (1782). Also, his works on the stability of the
solar system (1788).
- The end of the Pre-Coulombian Era. In his memoir on electricity and
magnetism (1788), COULOMB proves his famous law, which states that the
attraction between two bodies, one charged with positive and the other
with negative electricity (resp. magnetism), varies inversely as the
square of the distance between them.
- LAVOISIER's epoch making memoirs (1784) on analysis and synthesis of
- and also, an AGNESI on Calculus (1775), a beautiful MONGE's
Description de l'art de fabriquer les canons (1794), and the CHEVREUL's
first memoir (1832) on mutual influence of colours.

Udai Venedem

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