Index of Glossary terms


Click on an entry below to see the glossary entry.

abacus
abelian or hyperelliptic function
abelian group
abundant number
Alexander the Great
algebra
algebraic geometry
algebraic number
algebraic number field
algebraic number theory
algebraic topology
alternating group
amicable numbers
Ammonius
analytic number theory
Anaximander
angle trisection
annular eclipse
apogee
Apollodorus
apotome
Apuleius
Arcesilaus
Archimedes' principle
Archimedes' screw
arithmetic progression
associative
astrolabe
asymptote
atomic theory
automorphism group
Axiom of choice
azimuth

Bernoulli number
beta function
Bieberbach conjecture
binomial
binomial coefficient
binomial theorem
biquadratic residue
Boolean algebra
boundary value problem
brachistochrone
Burnside problem

Calcidius
calculus of variations
catenary
catoptrics
Catullus
celestial equator
celestial sphere
character theory
Cicero
circumscribed
cohomology
combination
commensurable
commutator
compact
compass variation
composite number
concentric spheres
conformal mapping
conic
conjunction
continued fraction
Continuum Hypothesis
control theory
coprime
cosa
cosmogony
cosmology
cubic equation
cuboctahedron

Damascius
declination
deficient number
Delian League
Delphic oracle
determinant
Dialectic
difference equation
differential equation
differential geometry
differential topology
Diogenes Laertius
Dionysius I
Dionysius II
diophantine approximation
diophantine equation
discriminant
docent
dodecahedron
duplicating the cube
dynamical system

eccentric theory
ecliptic
ecliptic coordinates
eigenvalue/vector/function
Eleatic School
ellipse
elliptic function
envelope
Epictetus
Epicureans
Epicurus
epicycle
equatorial coordinates
equinox
equivalent numbers
ergodic theory
Escher's Pictures
ethics
Euclid of Megara
euclidean algorithm
Euler's conjecture
evolute

factor group or quotient group
factorial
Fermat's last theorem
Fibonacci sequence
field
Fields Medal
focus directrix
four colour theorem
Fourier analysis
free group
functional analysis
fundamental theorem of algebra
fundamental group

Gaius Marius
Galois theory
game theory
gamma function
Gelfond's conjecture
general or point-set topology
geometric progression
Goldbach's conjecture
golden ratio
great circle
group
group presentation
gymnasium

habilitation
heliocentric theory
Heracleitus
Herodotus
Hilbert space
hippopede
Homer
homocentric spheres
homology
homotopy
hyperbola
hypergeometric function
hypotenuse

Iamblichus
icosahedron
idempotent
infinitesimal
inscribed
integral equation
integral transform
integrating factor
intuitionism
Invariant theory
involute
irrational
Isidorus
isoperimetry

Kepler's problem
knot theory
Laplace transform

Laplace transform
Laplace's equation
Lie algebra
Lie group
Lie ring
linear group
link
Livy
locus
loxodrome
Lucian
lune

magic square
magnetic declination
manifold
Marcellus
matrix
measure theory
medial
Menedemus of Pyrrha
metaphysics
method of exhaustion
Milky Way
model theory
modulo

Neoplatonist
nilpotent
nilpotent group
non-Euclidean
non-standard analysis
normal
normal subgroup
The Rhind Papyrus
number theory

obliquity of the ecliptic
oblong number
occultation
octahedron
opposition
osculate

p- group
Panaetius of Rhodes
parabola
parallax
parallel postulate
Parmenides
partial differential equation
pascal triangle
Peloponnesian War
perfect number
Pericles
permutation
permutation group
Philolaus
Plateau problem
Pliny
Plotinus
Plutarch
Poincaré conjecture
polygonal number
Pompey the Great
potential/harmonic theory
precession of the equinoxes
prime number
prime number theorem
primitive root
probability theory
projective geometry
Propertius
Protagoras
pyramidal number

quadratic equation
quadratic form
quadratic number field
quadratic reciprocity
quadratic residue
quadrature
quadric
quantum mechanics
quartic equation
quaternion
quintic equation

radical
rational
rationalise
reductio ad absurdum
refraction
regular polyhedron
representation theory
rhetoric
Riemann hypothesis
right ascension
ring
ruler and compass

Samaritan
Sceptic
semigroup
sexagesimal
sidereal year
simple group
Socrates
Socrates Scholasticus
solar system
solstice
soluble by radicals
soluble or solvable group
Sophist
Sosigenes
special_function
spectral theory
Speusippus
square number
square the circle
stadium
statistical mechanics
stereographic projection
Stoa Poikile Academy
Stobaeus
Stoic
Strabo
subgroup
symmetric group
symmetry group
synodic month
Syrianus

tangent
tautochrone
tensor
tetrahedron
Themistius
theodolite
Theophrastus
three body problem
topological or continuous group
topology
transcendental
transit
triangular number
tropical year
twin prime conjecture
twisted cubic

vector space
Virgil
Vitruvius

wrangler
Zeno of Citium
zeta function

Zeno of Citium
zeta function
zodiac


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