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Ore, Øystein 1899-1968

Works: 128 works in 621 publications in 9 languages and 13,246 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Bibliography  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: QA241, 512.81
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Most widely held works about Øystein Ore
Most widely held works by Øystein Ore
Graphs and their uses by Øystein Ore( Book )

95 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1963 Oystein Ore wrote this classic volume, which was published in the New Mathematical Library Series. This elegant book has provided students and teachers with an excellent introduction to the field of graph theory for close to thirty years. Robin Wilson's revision adds strength to the book by updating the terminology and notation, bringing them in line with contemporary usage. Wilson has added new material on interval graphs, the traveling salesman problem, bracing frameworks, shortest route problems, and coloring maps on surfaces. Most of the diagrams in the book have been redrawn
Number theory and its history by Øystein Ore( Book )

39 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, written by a prominent mathematician and Sterling Professor of Mathematics at Yale, differs from most books on number theory in two important ways: first, it presents the principal ideas and methods of number theory within a historical and cultural framework, making the subject more tangible and easily grasped. Second, the material requires substantially less mathematical background than many comparable texts. Technical complications and mathematical requirements have been kept to a minimum in order to make the book as accessible as possible to readers with limited mathematical knowledge. For the majority of the book, a basic knowledge of algebra will suffice. In developing the importance and meaning of number theory in the history of mathematics, Professor Ore documents the contributions of a host of history's greatest mathematicians: Diophantos, Euclid, Fibonacci, Euler, Fermat, Mersenne, Gauss, and many more, showing how these thinkers evolved the major outlines of number theory. Topics covered include counting and recording of numbers, the properties of numbers, prime numbers, the Aliquot parts, indeterminate problems, theory of linear indeterminate problems, Diophantine problems, congruences, analysis of congruences. Wilson's Theorem, Euler's theorem, theory of decimal expansions, the converse of Fermat's theorem, and the classical construction problems. Based on a course the author gave for a number of years at Yale, this book covers the essentials of number theory with a clarity and avoidance of abstruse mathematics that make it an ideal resource for undergraduates or for amateur mathematicians (who have historically contributed much to number theory). It has even been recommended for self-study by gifted high school students. -- from back cover
Invitation to number theory by Øystein Ore( Book )

62 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses and gives examples of various number theories and how they function within the science of mathematics
Niels Henrik Abel, mathematician extraordinary by Øystein Ore( Book )

36 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory of graphs by Øystein Ore( Book )

58 editions published between 1962 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A considerable number of problems have been included. Many of these are quite simple; others are more in the nature of proposed research problems
The four-color problem by Øystein Ore( Book )

32 editions published between 1967 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cardano, the gambling scholar by Øystein Ore( Book )

28 editions published between 1953 and 1965 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of the sciences by Lorande Loss Woodruff( Book )

10 editions published between 1941 and 1946 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gesammelte mathematische Werke by Richard Dedekind( Book )

22 editions published between 1930 and 1969 in German and English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Niels Henrik Abel by Øystein Ore( Book )

29 editions published between 1950 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les corps algébriques et la théorie des idéaux by Øystein Ore( Book )

10 editions published in 1934 in French and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'algèbre abstraite by Øystein Ore( Book )

16 editions published in 1936 in French and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graphen und ihre Anwendungen by Øystein Ore( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in German and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Niels Henrik Abel; et geni og hans samtid by Øystein Ore( Book )

8 editions published in 1954 in 3 languages and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der wissenschaftliche nachlass von Richard Birkeland by Øystein Ore( Book )

7 editions published between 1929 and 1930 in German and Norwegian and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pascal and the invention of probability theory by Øystein Ore( Book )

3 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kriterien für gleichungen mit primitiven gruppen by Øystein Ore( Book )

5 editions published between 1924 and 1925 in German and Norwegian and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exposés d'analyse générale by Øystein Ore( Book )

2 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Über die reduzibilität von algebraischen gleichungen by Øystein Ore( Book )

5 editions published in 1923 in German and Norwegian and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invitation to number theory by Øystein Ore( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Graphs and their uses
Alternative Names
Ore, L'algèbre abstraite,par Oystein Ore. Paris,Hermann & cie 1899-1968

Orė, O.

Ore O. 1899-1968

Ore, Oeystein 1899-1968

Ore, Ojstin 1899-1968

Ore, Øystein

Ore, Øystein 1899-1968

Øystein Ore matemático noruego

Øystein Ore mathématicien norvégien

Øystein Ore Noors wiskundige

Øystein Ore norvég matematikus

Øystein Ore norwegischer Mathematiker

Øystein Ore norweski matematyk

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Оре О. 1899-1968

Оре, Ойстин

אוישטיין אור

אוישטיין אור מתמטיקאי נורווגי

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オア, O.

オア, オイステイン



English (295)

French (65)

German (41)

Russian (20)

Italian (11)

Chinese (10)

Norwegian (10)

Polish (3)

Spanish (2)

Number theory and its historyInvitation to number theoryNiels Henrik Abel, mathematician extraordinaryThe four-color problem