References for Robert Murphy

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  1. D M Cannell, George Green : Mathematician and Physicist 1793-184 : The Background to His Life and Work (Athlone, 1993).


  1. P R Allaire, Where was Robert Murphy 1833-1835? Or Did Murphy Meet George Green?, Proceedings of Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics 15 (2002), 9-12.
  2. P R Allaire and R Bradley, Symbolic Algebra as a Foundation for Calculus: D. F. Gregory's Contribution, Historia Mathematica 29 (2002), 395-426.
  3. D Barry, Robert Murphy: Mathematician of True Genius, Mallow Field Club Journal 4 (1986), 5-11.
  4. N Barry, Mallow's Prodigy - Robert Murphy, Mallow Field Club Journal 16 (1999), 157-175.
  5. T Copper, Murphy, Robert (1806-1843), in S Lee (ed.), Dictionary of National Biography XXXIX (Macmillian and Co., New York, 1894), 343.
  6. L Creedon, Robert Murphy 1806-43, in K Houston (ed.), Creators of Mathematics: The Irish Connection (University College Dublin Press, Dublin, 2001), 21-26.
  7. A J Crilly, Murphy, Robert (bap. 1807, d. 1843), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004).
  8. A J Del Latto and S J Petrilli, Jr., Robert Murphy: Mathematician and Physicist, Loci (September 2013).
  9. G Long, Murphy, Robert, in The Supplement to the Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge II (1846), 337-338.
  10. E Koppelman, The calculus of operations and the rise of abstract algebra, Archive for History of Exact Sciences 8 (1971-2), 155-242.
  11. S S Petrova, The Origin of the Linear Operator Theory in the Works of Servois and Murphy, History and Methodology of the Natural Sciences 20 (1978), 122-128.
  12. J C Robertson, Robert Murphy, The Mathematician, The Mechanics' Magazine XLIX (Robertson and Co., London, 1848), 354-356.
  13. J Venn, Biographical History of Gonville and Caius College, 1349-1897, 2 (General Books LLC, 2009).

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