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Author:Manya Raman
Description: Download a paper that discusses the development of the concept of compactness, one of the most important and useful notions in advanced mathematics and a sort of gatekeeper topic to higher-level mathematics. By presenting an historical treatment of this fundamental concept of modern mathematical analysis, this approach presents an alternative to the axiomatics that prevail in most formal treatments of the subject.

Levels: College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Analysis, History and Biography

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