galois galois

Definition(s):

  • (n) French mathematician who described the conditions for solving polynomial equations; was killed in a duel at the age of 21 (1811-1832)

Quotes

  • "It started with the work of [Évariste] Galois, [Joseph-Louis] Lagrange and [William Rowan] Hamilton and it has become widely applied today," Prof Zelmanov said. "For all this time, it was considered to be the most abstract and pure...
    on Oct 15, 2009 By: Efim Zelmanov Source: Irish Times

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