Arthur Cayley

1821 - 1895

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Arthur Cayley's most important work was in developing the algebra of matrices and work in non-euclidean and n-dimensional geometry.
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List of References (17 books/articles)

Some Quotations (3)

A Poster of Arthur Cayley

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Papers in the Proceedings and Notes of the EMS
  2. A comment from Thomas Hirst's diary
  3. Cayley: Elliptic Functions
  4. Poem for Cayley by Maxwell
  5. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Arthur Cayley
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Fellow of the Royal Society1852
Royal Society Royal Medal1859
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1865
LMS President1868 - 1870
Royal Society Copley Medal1882
LMS De Morgan Medal1884
Lunar featuresCrater Cayley


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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