References for Albert Girard

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  1. J Itard, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830901649.html

Books:

  1. R Schmidt and E Black (trs), The Early Theory of Equations: On Their Nature and Constitution: Translations of Three Treatises by Viete, Girard, and De Beaune (Golden Hind Press, Annapolis, Md., 1986).

Articles:

  1. H Bosmans, La théorie des équations dans l' 'Invention nouvelle en algèbre' d'A Girard, Mathesis 40 (1926), 59-67; 100-5; 145-55.
  2. H Bosmans, La trigonométrie d'Albert Girard, Mathesis 40 (1926), 337-48; 385-92; 433-9.
  3. H Bosmans, Albert Girard et Viète: A propos de la théorie de la 'syncrèse' de ce dernier, Annales de la Societé Scientifique de Bruxelles XLV (1926), 35-42.
  4. A Favaro, Notizie storiche sulle frazioni continue, Bullettino di bibliografia e di storia delle scienze mateniatiche e fisiche 7 (1874), 533-596.
  5. H Gray Funkhouser, A Short Account of the History of Symmetric Functions of Roots of Equations, Amer. Math. Monthly 37 (7) (1930), 357-365.
  6. C Hutton, Albert Girard, in Algebra, Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary 1795 1 (J Johnson, London, 1796), 100-101.
  7. R Kooistra, C F Gauss and the fundamental theorem of algebra (Dutch), Nieuw Tijdschr. Wisk. 64 (4) (1976/77), 173-175.
  8. M S Mahoney, The Early Theory of Equations: On Their Nature and Constitution: Translations of Three Treatises by Viete, Girard, and De Beaune by Robert Schmidt and Ellen Black, Isis 81 (4) (1990), 765-766.
  9. G Maupin, Étude sur les annotations jointes par Albert Girard Samielois aux oeuvres mathématiques de Simon Stevin de Bruges, Opinions et curiosités iouchant le mathématiques II (1902), 159-325.
  10. G Sarton, Simon Stevin of Bruges (1548-1620), Isis 21 (2) (1934), 241-303.
  11. R Simson, An Explication of an Obscure Passage in Albert Girard's Commentary upon Simon Stevin's Works (Vide Les Oeuvres Mathem. de Simon Stevin, a Leyde, 1634, p. 169, 170), Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 48 (1753-1754), 368-377.
  12. P Tannery, Albert Girard di Saint-Mihiel, Bulletin des sciences mathématiques et astronomiques 7 (1883), 358-360.

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