Lanczos, Cornelius 18931974
Overview
Works:  68 works in 488 publications in 9 languages and 7,980 library holdings 

Genres:  History Bibliography Biography Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles:  Author, Honoree, Other, Author of introduction 
Classifications:  QC16.E5, 530.11 
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Most widely held works about
Cornelius Lanczos
 The intrinsic nature of things : the life and science of Cornelius Lanczos by Barbara Gellai( Book )
 Cornelius Lanczos, collected published papers with commentaries by Cornelius Lanczos( Book )
 Proceedings of the Cornelius Lanczos International Centenary Conference by Cornelius Lanczos International Centenary Conference( Book )
 Contribution à l'étude de la méthode de Lanczos by Marc Lévy( Book )
 Lánczos Kornél : 1893 / 1993( Book )
 Oral history interview with Annamarie Bertel Schrödinger by Annamarie Bertel Schrödinger( )
 Albert Einstein letters to Cornelius Lanczos by Albert Einstein( )
 Oral history interview with P. A. M. Dirac by P. A. M Dirac( )
 An implementation of the lookahead Lanczos algorithm for nonHermitian matrices by Roland W Freund( Book )
 Oral history interview with Carl Henry Eckart by Carl Eckart( )
 An implementation of the lookahead Lanczos algorithm for nonHermitian matrices by Roland W Freund( Book )
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Most widely held works by
Cornelius Lanczos
The variational principles of mechanics by
Cornelius Lanczos(
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112 editions published between 1949 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philosophic, less formalistic approach to perennially important field of analytical mechanics. Model of clear, scholarly exposition at graduate level with coverage of basic concepts, calculus of variations, principle of virtual work, equations of motion, relativistic mechanics, much more. First inexpensive paperbound edition. Index. Bibliography
112 editions published between 1949 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philosophic, less formalistic approach to perennially important field of analytical mechanics. Model of clear, scholarly exposition at graduate level with coverage of basic concepts, calculus of variations, principle of virtual work, equations of motion, relativistic mechanics, much more. First inexpensive paperbound edition. Index. Bibliography
Applied analysis by
Cornelius Lanczos(
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76 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Basic text for graduate and advanced undergraduate deals with search for roots of algebraic equations encountered in vibration and flutter problems and in those of static and dynamic stability. Other topics devoted to matrices and eigenvalue problems, largescale linear systems, harmonic analysis and data analysis, more
76 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Basic text for graduate and advanced undergraduate deals with search for roots of algebraic equations encountered in vibration and flutter problems and in those of static and dynamic stability. Other topics devoted to matrices and eigenvalue problems, largescale linear systems, harmonic analysis and data analysis, more
Albert Einstein and the cosmic world order by
Cornelius Lanczos(
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31 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in 5 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
31 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in 5 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Space through the ages : the evolution of geometrical ideas from Pythagoras to Hilbert and Einstein by
Cornelius Lanczos(
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23 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
23 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Linear differential operators by
Cornelius Lanczos(
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61 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally published in 1961, this Classics edition continues to be appealing because it describes a large number of techniques still useful today. Although the primary focus is on the analytical theory, concrete cases are cited to forge the link between theory and practice. Considerable manipulative skill in the practice of differential equations is to be developed by solving the 350 problems in the text. The problems are intended as stimulating corollaries linking theory with application and providing the reader with the foundation for tackling more difficult problems. Lanczos begins with three introductory chapters that explore some of the technical tools needed later in the book, and then goes on to discuss interpolation, harmonic analysis, matrix calculus, the concept of the function space, boundary value problems, and the numerical solution of trajectory problems, among other things. The emphasis is constantly on one question: "What are the basic and characteristic properties of linear differential operators?" In the author's words, this book is written for those "to whom a problem in ordinary or partial differential equations is not a problem of logical acrobatism, but a problem in the exploration of the physical universe. To get an explicit solution of a given boundary value problem is in this age of large electronic computers no longer a basic question. But of what value is the numerical answer if the scientist does not understand the peculiar analytical properties and idiosyncrasies of the given operator? The author hopes that this book will help in this task by telling something about the manifold aspects of a fascinating field."
61 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally published in 1961, this Classics edition continues to be appealing because it describes a large number of techniques still useful today. Although the primary focus is on the analytical theory, concrete cases are cited to forge the link between theory and practice. Considerable manipulative skill in the practice of differential equations is to be developed by solving the 350 problems in the text. The problems are intended as stimulating corollaries linking theory with application and providing the reader with the foundation for tackling more difficult problems. Lanczos begins with three introductory chapters that explore some of the technical tools needed later in the book, and then goes on to discuss interpolation, harmonic analysis, matrix calculus, the concept of the function space, boundary value problems, and the numerical solution of trajectory problems, among other things. The emphasis is constantly on one question: "What are the basic and characteristic properties of linear differential operators?" In the author's words, this book is written for those "to whom a problem in ordinary or partial differential equations is not a problem of logical acrobatism, but a problem in the exploration of the physical universe. To get an explicit solution of a given boundary value problem is in this age of large electronic computers no longer a basic question. But of what value is the numerical answer if the scientist does not understand the peculiar analytical properties and idiosyncrasies of the given operator? The author hopes that this book will help in this task by telling something about the manifold aspects of a fascinating field."
The Einstein decade, 19051915 by
Cornelius Lanczos(
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21 editions published between 1974 and 1978 in English and Hungarian and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
21 editions published between 1974 and 1978 in English and Hungarian and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discourse on Fourier series by
Cornelius Lanczos(
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22 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
22 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studies in numerical analysis : papers in honour of Cornelius Lanczos by
B. K. P Scaife(
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13 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Papers in honour of Cornelius Lanczos
13 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Papers in honour of Cornelius Lanczos
Numbers without end by
Cornelius Lanczos(
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14 editions published between 1968 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published between 1968 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Judaism and science by
Cornelius Lanczos(
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10 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Computers and mathematics with applications : in memory of Cornelius Lánczos(
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5 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected published papers with commentaries by
Cornelius Lanczos(
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8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Solution of large equation systems and eigenvalue problems by Lanczos' matrix iteration method by G Horvay(
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5 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Einstein and the special theory of relativity Einstein's general theory of relativity. by
L O'Raifeartaigh(
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1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cornelius Lanczos, collected published papers with commentaries by
Cornelius Lanczos(
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3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The intrinsic nature of things : the life and science of Cornelius Lanczos by
Barbara Gellai(
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1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book recounts the extraordinary personal journey and scientific story of Hungarianborn mathematician and physicist Cornelius Lanczos. His life and his mathematical accomplishments are inextricably linked, reflecting the social upheavals and historical events that shaped his odyssey in 20thcentury Hungary, Germany, the United States, and Ireland
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book recounts the extraordinary personal journey and scientific story of Hungarianborn mathematician and physicist Cornelius Lanczos. His life and his mathematical accomplishments are inextricably linked, reflecting the social upheavals and historical events that shaped his odyssey in 20thcentury Hungary, Germany, the United States, and Ireland
The philosophical aspects of relativity by
Cornelius Lanczos(
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4 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die neue Feldtheorie Einsteins by
Cornelius Lanczos(
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1 edition published in 1931 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1931 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tal i oändlighet by
Cornelius Lanczos(
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3 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in Swedish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in Swedish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected published papers with commentaries by
Cornelius Lanczos(
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)
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Related Identities
 Einstein, Albert 18791955 Author
 Scaife, B. K. P. (Brendan Kevin Patrick) Author Editor
 Gellai, Barbara 1933 Author
 American Mathematical Society
 Davis, William R. (William Robert) 1929 Other Editor
 Eötvös Loránd Fizikai Társulat
 North Carolina State University
 Rodin, Ervin Y. Editor
 Brown, J. David 1957 Other
 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
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Astrophysics Atomic theory Bohr, Niels, Born, Max, Broglie, Louis de, Calculus, Operational Compton, Arthur Holly, Computer algorithms Differential equations, Linear Ehrenfest, Paul, Eigenvalues Einstein, Albert, Electronic data processing Fourier series General relativity (Physics) Geometry Gravitation Heisenberg, Werner, Hermitian operators Hungary Judaism and science Lanczos, Cornelius, Mathematical analysis Mathematical physics Mathematicians Mathematics MathematicsData processing Matrices Mechanics Mechanics, Analytic Nuclear energyResearch Nuclear physics Number concept Numerals Numerical analysis Orthogonal polynomials Pauli, Wolfgang, Physicists Physics PhysicsPhilosophy Princeton University Quantum theory Relativity (Physics) Schrödinger, Erwin, Science Sommerfeld, Arnold, United States Variational principles Weyl, Hermann, Wien, W.(Wilhelm),
Alternative Names
Cornelius Lanczos Hongaarse wiskundige en natuurkundige
Cornelius Lanczos ungarischer Mathematiker und Physiker
Kornél Lánczos
Lancoš, K.
Lancoš, K. 18931974
Lancoš, Kornelij 18931974
Lánczos
Lanczos, C.
Lánczos, Cornel
Lánczos, Cornel 18931974
Lánczos, Cornelius 18931974
Lánczos, Kornél
Lánczos, Kornél 18931974
Lant︠s︡osh, K. 18931974
Loewy, Cornel 18931974
Loewy, Cornelius 18931974
Löwy, Kornél
Löwy, Kornél 18931974
Корнелий Ланцош венгерский, американский и ирландский физик и математик
コルネリウス・ランチョス
ランチョシュ, コルネリウス
ランチョス
ランチョス, C
ランツォス, C
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