References for Karl Peterson


  1. A T Grigorian, A P Youschkevitch, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
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    Books:

  2. A P Yushkevich, History of Mathematics in Russia Until 1917 (Moscow, 1968).

    Articles:

  3. I Ya Depman, Karl Mikhailovich Peterson and his candidate's dissertation (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 5 (1952), 134-164.
  4. Ya S Dubnov, A propos of Peterson's equations (Russian), Uspehi Matem. Nauk (N.S.) 9 (1)(59) (1954), 101-106.
  5. J Gray, A note on Karl M Peterson, Historia Math. 7 (4) (1980), 444.
  6. A N Kolmogorov and A P Yushkevich, Mathematics of the 19th Century (1996), 24.
  7. U Lumiste, Differential geometry in Estonia : history and recent developments (Finnish), Arkhimedes (4) (1996), 31-34.
  8. E R Phillips, Karl M Peterson : the earliest derivation of the Mainardi-Codazzi equations and the fundamental theorem of surface theory, Historia Math. 6 (2) (1979), 137-163.
  9. S D Rossinskii, Commentary on the dissertation of K M Peterson, 'On the bending of surfaces' (Russian). Istor.-Mat. Issled. 5 (1952), 113-133.
  10. S D Rossinskii, Obituary : Karl Mikhailovich Peterson (1828-1881) (Russian), Uspehi Matem. Nauk (N.S.) 4 (5) (33) (1949), 3-13.
  11. P Stäckel, Karl Peterson, Bibliotheca mathematica 2 (1901), 122-132.