Ludwig Otto Hesse

1811 - 1874

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Otto Hesse worked on the development of the theory algebraic functions and the theory of invariants. He is remembered particularly for introducing the Hessian determinant.
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Honours awarded to Otto Hesse
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LMS Honorary Member1871


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