Nicolas Bourbaki


Born: 1935 in Paris, France

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Nicolas Bourbaki is the pseudonym of a group of (mainly) French mathematicians who publish an authoritative account of contemporary mathematics.

More information is available in two articles:

Bourbaki: the pre-war years and Bourbaki: the post-war years

Article by: J J O'Connor and E F Robertson


List of References (40 books/articles)

A Quotation

Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Bourbaki: the pre-war years
  2. Bourbaki: the post-war years

Cross-references in MacTutor

  1. History Topics: A History of Fractal Geometry

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