December 2004

mathematician  mathematician  mathematician

Can you identify the pictured Mathematicians?

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
      1
Christine Ladd-Franklin
2
Paul du Bois-Reymond
3
John Backus
4
Ludwig Bieberbach
5
Arnold Sommerfeld
6
George Uhlenbeck
7
Mary Ellen Rudin
8
Julia Bowman Robinson
9
Grace Hopper
10
Ada Lovelace
11
Otto Szász
12
Ludwig Sylow
13
George Polya
14
Tycho Brahe
15
János Bolyai
16
Viktor Yakovlevich Bunyakovsky
17
Mary Cartwright
18
Roger Lyndon
19
Leon Mirsky
20
Oronce Fine
21
John Ringrose
22
Srinivasa Ramanujan
23
Georgii Pfeiffer
24
Charles Hermite
25
Antoni Zygmund
26
John Conway
27
Johannes Kepler
28
John von Neumann
29
Thomas Stieltjes
30
Stanislaw Saks
31
Carl Ludwig Siegel
 

A quotation for December:

Ada Lovelace (1815 - 1852)

The Analytical Engine weaves algebraic patterns, just as the Jacquard loom weaves flowers and leaves.

Quoted in D MacHale, Comic Sections (Dublin 1993)

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