Gustav de Vries

1866 - 1934

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Gustav de Vries was a Dutch mathematician who introduced the famous Korteweg-de Vries equation which characterises travelling waves.
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List of References (6 books/articles)

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Mathematicians born in the same country

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  1. Korteweg-de Vries Institute
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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