Giovanni Battista Guccia : Pioneer of International Cooperation in Mathematics.

By: Bongiorno, BenedettoContributor(s): Curbera, Guillermo PMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Cham : Springer, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (317 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319786674Subject(s): Guccia, Giovan Battista,-1855-1914 | Mathematicians-Biography | Mathematicians-Italy-BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Giovanni Battista Guccia : Pioneer of International Cooperation in MathematicsDDC classification: 510.922 LOC classification: QA1-939Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Introduction -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- List of Figures -- 1 Background -- 1.1 Some History -- 1.2 The Astronomical Observatory of Palermo -- 1.3 The Fortune of the Guccia Family -- 1.4 Youth and Influences -- 2 The Formative Years -- 2.1 The Educational System of the Risorgimento -- 2.2 Giovanni Battista in the Technical Institute -- 2.3 University and Mathematics in Sicily -- 2.4 Giovanni Battista at the University of Palermo -- 2.5 The Palermo Meeting of the Società Italiana per il Progresso delle Scienze -- 2.6 Italian Science and Mathematics of the Risorgimento -- 2.7 Luigi Cremona -- 2.8 Guccia in Rome -- 3 The Scientific Context -- 3.1 Two Mathematical Societies -- 3.2 A Mathematical Journal -- 3.3 The International Congress of Mathematicians -- 4 The Projects of Guccia: First Stage -- 4.1 The Summer of 1880: Paris, Reims, London -- 4.2 1881-1883: A Period of Maturation -- 4.3 The Founding of Circolo Matematico di Palermo -- 4.4 The Creation of the Rendiconti -- 4.5 Palermo's Belle Époque -- 5 The Projects of Guccia: Second Stage -- 5.1 Two Important Encounters: Volterra and Poincaré -- 5.2 Development and Crisis -- 5.3 Towards the Constitution of an International Association -- 6 Maximum Splendor -- 6.1 The Rendiconti -- 6.2 The 1914 Celebration -- 6.3 Other Projects -- 7 Epilogue -- 7.1 The Death of Giovanni Battista Guccia -- 7.2 The Circolo After Guccia -- 7.3 Final Curtain -- 7.4 An Evaluation of the Work of Giovanni Battista Guccia -- 8 Appendixes -- 8.1 Mathematical Works of Giovanni Battista Guccia -- 8.2 The 1884 Statute of the Circolo Matematico di Palermo -- 8.3 The 1888 Statute of the Circolo Matematico di Palermo -- 8.4 The Reform of the Statute in 1908 -- 8.5 Members Joining the Circolo Matematico di Palermo Until 1914 -- 8.6 Statistical Data of the Circolo Matematico di Palermo Until 1914.
8.7 Members of the Steering Council from 1888 to 1914 -- 8.8 Original Text of Excerpts of Documents -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Intro -- Introduction -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- List of Figures -- 1 Background -- 1.1 Some History -- 1.2 The Astronomical Observatory of Palermo -- 1.3 The Fortune of the Guccia Family -- 1.4 Youth and Influences -- 2 The Formative Years -- 2.1 The Educational System of the Risorgimento -- 2.2 Giovanni Battista in the Technical Institute -- 2.3 University and Mathematics in Sicily -- 2.4 Giovanni Battista at the University of Palermo -- 2.5 The Palermo Meeting of the Società Italiana per il Progresso delle Scienze -- 2.6 Italian Science and Mathematics of the Risorgimento -- 2.7 Luigi Cremona -- 2.8 Guccia in Rome -- 3 The Scientific Context -- 3.1 Two Mathematical Societies -- 3.2 A Mathematical Journal -- 3.3 The International Congress of Mathematicians -- 4 The Projects of Guccia: First Stage -- 4.1 The Summer of 1880: Paris, Reims, London -- 4.2 1881-1883: A Period of Maturation -- 4.3 The Founding of Circolo Matematico di Palermo -- 4.4 The Creation of the Rendiconti -- 4.5 Palermo's Belle Époque -- 5 The Projects of Guccia: Second Stage -- 5.1 Two Important Encounters: Volterra and Poincaré -- 5.2 Development and Crisis -- 5.3 Towards the Constitution of an International Association -- 6 Maximum Splendor -- 6.1 The Rendiconti -- 6.2 The 1914 Celebration -- 6.3 Other Projects -- 7 Epilogue -- 7.1 The Death of Giovanni Battista Guccia -- 7.2 The Circolo After Guccia -- 7.3 Final Curtain -- 7.4 An Evaluation of the Work of Giovanni Battista Guccia -- 8 Appendixes -- 8.1 Mathematical Works of Giovanni Battista Guccia -- 8.2 The 1884 Statute of the Circolo Matematico di Palermo -- 8.3 The 1888 Statute of the Circolo Matematico di Palermo -- 8.4 The Reform of the Statute in 1908 -- 8.5 Members Joining the Circolo Matematico di Palermo Until 1914 -- 8.6 Statistical Data of the Circolo Matematico di Palermo Until 1914.

8.7 Members of the Steering Council from 1888 to 1914 -- 8.8 Original Text of Excerpts of Documents -- Bibliography -- Index.

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