References for William Horner

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  1. M E Baron, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830902057.html
  2. Biography by Anita McConnell, in Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004).

Books:

  1. J L Coolidge, The Mathematics of Great Amateurs (Oxford, 1949),

Articles:

  1. L Bankoff, The metamorphoses of the Butterfly Problem, Math. Mag. 60 (1987), 195-210.
  2. M H Bektasova, From the history of numerical methods for the solution of equations (Russian), in Collection of questions on mathematics and mechanics No. 8 (Russian) (Alma-Ata, 1976), 18-28; 226.
  3. F Cajori, Horner's Method of Approximation Anticipated by Ruffini, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 17 (1911), 409-414.
  4. A T Fuller, Horner versus Holdred: an episode in the history of root computation, Historia Math. 26 (1) (1999), 29-51.

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