References for Joseph Gergonne

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  1. D J Struik, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830901626.html

Books:

  1. M H Otero, Joseph-Diez Gergonne (1771-1859) (French), Histoire et philosophie des sciences, Sciences et Techniques en Perspective 37 (Nantes, 1997).

Articles:

  1. P Baptist, Historische Anmerkungen zu Gergonne - und Nagel - Punkt, Sudhoffs Arch. 71 (2) (1987), 230-233.
  2. K Chemla, The background to Gergonne's treatment of duality : spherical trigonometry in the late 18th century, in The history of modern mathematics I (Boston, MA, 1989), 331-359.
  3. A Dahan-Dalmedico, Un texte de philosophie mathématique de Gergonne (mémoire inédit déposé à l'Académie de Bordeaux), Rev. Histoire Sci. 39 (2) (1986), 97-126.
  4. A Lafon, Gergonne, ses travaux, Mémoires de l'Académie de Stanislas 1 (1860), 25-74.
  5. M H Otero, Les définitions implicites chez Gergonne, Rev. Histoire Sci. Appl. 23 (1970), 251-255.
  6. S M Stigler, The anonymous Professor Gergonne, Historia Math. 3 (1976), 71-74.
  7. S M Stigler, Gergonne's 1815 paper on the design and analysis of polynomial regression experiments, Historia Math. 1 (1974), 431-447.

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