Niels Erik Nørlund

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Niels Erik Nørlund
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Niels Erik Nørlund ForMemRS[1] (26 October 1885, in Slagelse – 4 July 1981, in Copenhagen) was a Danish mathematician.[2][3][4]

His book Vorlesungen über Differenzenrechnung (1924, reprinted 1954) was the first book on complex function solutions of difference equations. His doctoral students include Georg Rasch.

Selected works[edit]

  • Vorlesungen über Differenzenrechnung. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. 1924. [5]
  • with René Lagrange as editor: Leçons sur les équations linéaires aux différences finies. Paris: Gauthier-Villars. 1929. [6]
  • Vermessungsarbeiten in Grönland, Island und Dänemark. Darmstadt. 1939. 
  • "The logarithmic solutions of the hypergeometric equation". K. Dan. Vidensk. Selsk. Mat. Fys. Skr. 5: 1–58. 1963. 

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bang, Thøger (1983). "Niels Erik Norlund. 26 October 1885-4 July 1981". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 29: 481. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1983.0017. JSTOR 769810.  edit
  2. ^ O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Niels Erik Nørlund", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews .
  3. ^ Niels Erik Nørlund at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. ^ Bang, Thøger G. (1988). "Niels Erik Nørlund in memoriam". Acta Mathematica 161: 11–22. doi:10.1007/BF02392293.  edit
  5. ^ Carmichael, R. D. (1925). "Nörlund on Calculus of Differences". Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 31 (8): 445–449. 
  6. ^ Carmichael, R. D. (1930). "Nörlund on Finite Differences". Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 36 (1): 25–26. 

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