March 3, 1837 |
Zhidovinovo, Vologda Oblast, Russian Empire
|Died||September 1, 1908
Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
|Institutions||St Petersburg University|
|Alma mater||St Petersburg University|
|Doctoral advisor||Pafnuty Chebyshev|
|Doctoral students||Yegor Zolotarev|
|Known for||Partial Differential Equations|
Aleksandr Nikolayevich Korkin (Russian: Александр Николаевич Коркин; 3 March [O.S. 19 February] 1837–September 1, 1908, all New Style) was a Russian mathematician. He made contribution to the development of partial differential equations, and was second only to Chebyshev among the founders of the Saint Petersburg Mathematical School.
- Steffens, Karl-Georg (2007), The History of Approximation Theory: From Euler to Bernstein, Springer, p. 79, ISBN 9780817644758, "After Chebyshev, Alexsandr Nikolaevich Korkin (1837–1908) was the most important initiator of the formation of the Saint Petersburg Mathematical School."
- O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Aleksandr Korkin", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
- Aleksandr Korkin at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- Biography from the Saint Petersburg University Pages (in Russian, but with an image)
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