James Stirling

1692 - 1770

James Stirling was a Scottish mathematician whose most important work Methodus Differentialis in 1730 is a treatise on infinite series, summation, interpolation and quadrature.
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  1. Stirling numbers of the first kind
  2. Stirling numbers of the second kind
  3. Bell numbers
  4. Gibson History 8 - James Stirling
  5. Charles Tweedie on James Stirling

Honours awarded to James Stirling
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Fellow of the Royal Society1726

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