References for John Landen

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  1. T A A Broadbent, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830902448.html
  2. Biography by A M Clerke, rev. Marco Panza, in Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004).

Articles:

  1. G Almkvist, Gauss, Landen, Ramanujan, the arithmetic-geometric mean, ellipses, π and the Ladies Diary, Amer. Math. Monthly 95 (1988), 585-608.
  2. A M Clerke, John Landen, Dictionary of National Biography XXXII (London, 1892), 48-49.
  3. C Hutton, John Landen, A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary II (London, 1795), 7-9.
  4. H G Green and H J J Winter, John Landen, F R S (1719-1790) - mathematician, Isis 35 (1944), 6-10.
  5. V Moll, J Nowalsky and L Solanilla, The story of Landen, the hyperbola and the ellipse, Elem. Math. 57 (1) (2002), 19-25.
  6. G N Watson, The Marquis and the Land-Agent, Mathematical Gazette 17 (1933).

JOC/EFR February 2005

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