References for: Abstract linear spaces


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  1. I Grattan-Guinness and W Ledermann, Matrix theory, in I Grattan-Guinness (ed.), Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences (London, 1994), 775-786.
  2. T W Hawkins, Cauchy and the spectral theory of matrices, Historia Mathematica 2 (1975), 1-29.
  3. T W Hawkins, Another look at Cayley and the theory of matrices, Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences 26 (100) (1977), 82-112.
  4. T W Hawkins, Weierstrass and the theory of matrices, Archive for History of Exact Sciences 17 (1977), 119-163.
  5. T Hawkins, The theory of matrices in the 19th century, Proceedings of the International Congress of Mathematicians 2 (Montreal, Que., 1975), 561-570.
  6. A Jennings, Matrices, ancient and modern, Bull. Inst. Math. Appl. 13 (5) (1977), 117-123.
  7. E Knobloch, Determinants, in I Grattan-Guinness (ed.), Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences (London, 1994), 766-774.
  8. E Knobloch, From Gauss to Weierstrass : determinant theory and its historical evaluations, in The intersection of history and mathematics (Basel, 1994), 51-66.
  9. E Knobloch, Zur Vorgeschichte der Determinantentheorie, Theoria cum praxi : on the relationship of theory and praxis in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries IV (Hannover, 1977), 96-118.
  10. E Knobloch, Der Beginn der Determinantentheorie, Leibnizens nachgelassene Studien zum Determinantenkalkül (Hildesheim, 1980).
  11. A E Malykh, Development of the general theory of determinants up to the beginning of the nineteenth century (Russian), Mathematical analysis (Leningrad, 1990), 88-97.
  12. J Muir, The Theory of Determinants in the Historical Order of Development (4 Volumes) (London, 1960).
  13. J Tvrdá, On the origin of the theory of matrices, Acta Historiae Rerum Naturalium necnon Technicarum (Prague, 1971), 335-354.

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