Birkhoff, Garrett 19111996
Overview
Works:  181 works in 1,221 publications in 10 languages and 17,091 library holdings 

Genres:  Conference papers and proceedings Sources History Textbooks 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Honoree, Dedicatee, Other 
Classifications:  QA251, 512.8 
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Most widely held works about
Garrett Birkhoff
 Oral history interview with David Layzer by David Layzer( )
 Harvard University Society of Fellows 'Conversations' by Harvard University( Recording )
 John Von Neumann and Klara Dan Von Neumann papers by John Von Neumann( )
 On a problem of Garrett Birkhoff and related topics by V. V Rama Rao( Book )
 Papers by Alfred L Putnam( )
 Moore, R.L., Papers by R. L Moore( )
 by John Von Neumann( )
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Most widely held works by
Garrett Birkhoff
A survey of modern algebra by
Garrett Birkhoff(
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188 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This classic text introduces abstract algebra using familiar and concrete examples that illustrate each concept as it is presented. It covers such topics as the role of careful proof in algebra; linear algebra as grounded in geometry; groups as expressions of symmetry; subgroups and subsystems leading to lattice theory; and much more"Cover
188 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This classic text introduces abstract algebra using familiar and concrete examples that illustrate each concept as it is presented. It covers such topics as the role of careful proof in algebra; linear algebra as grounded in geometry; groups as expressions of symmetry; subgroups and subsystems leading to lattice theory; and much more"Cover
Ordinary differential equations by
Garrett Birkhoff(
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81 editions published between 1959 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students
81 editions published between 1959 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students
Algebra by
Serge Lang(
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103 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is intended as a basic text for a oneyear course in Algebra at the graduate level, or as a useful reference for mathematicians and professionals who use higherlevel algebra. It successfully addresses the basic concepts of algebra. For the revised third edition, the author has added exercises and made numerous corrections to the text. Comments on Serge Lang's Algebra: Lang's Algebra changed the way graduate algebra is taught, retaining classical topics but introducing language and ways of thinking from category theory and homological algebra. It has affected all subsequent graduatelevel algebra books. April 1999 Notices of the AMS, announcing that the author was awarded the Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition for his many mathematics books. The author has an impressive knack for presenting the important and interesting ideas of algebra in just the "right" way, and he never gets bogged down in the dry formalism which pervades some parts of algebra. MathSciNet's review of the first edition
103 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is intended as a basic text for a oneyear course in Algebra at the graduate level, or as a useful reference for mathematicians and professionals who use higherlevel algebra. It successfully addresses the basic concepts of algebra. For the revised third edition, the author has added exercises and made numerous corrections to the text. Comments on Serge Lang's Algebra: Lang's Algebra changed the way graduate algebra is taught, retaining classical topics but introducing language and ways of thinking from category theory and homological algebra. It has affected all subsequent graduatelevel algebra books. April 1999 Notices of the AMS, announcing that the author was awarded the Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition for his many mathematics books. The author has an impressive knack for presenting the important and interesting ideas of algebra in just the "right" way, and he never gets bogged down in the dry formalism which pervades some parts of algebra. MathSciNet's review of the first edition
Hydrodynamics; a study in logic, fact, and similitude by
Garrett Birkhoff(
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73 editions published between 1924 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
73 editions published between 1924 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Modern applied algebra by
Garrett Birkhoff(
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40 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
40 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A source book in classical analysis by
Garrett Birkhoff(
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15 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lattice theory by
Garrett Birkhoff(
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47 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
47 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lattice theory by
Garrett Birkhoff(
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62 editions published between 1948 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
62 editions published between 1948 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jets, wakes, and cavities by
Garrett Birkhoff(
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15 editions published between 1957 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15 editions published between 1957 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The numerical solution of elliptic equations by
Garrett Birkhoff(
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33 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A concise survey of the current state of knowledge in 1972 about solving elliptic boundaryvalue eigenvalue problems with the help of a computer. This volume provides a case study in scientific computing  the art of utilizing physical intuition, mathematical theorems and algorithms, and modern computer technology to construct and explore realistic models of problems arising in the natural sciences and engineering
33 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A concise survey of the current state of knowledge in 1972 about solving elliptic boundaryvalue eigenvalue problems with the help of a computer. This volume provides a case study in scientific computing  the art of utilizing physical intuition, mathematical theorems and algorithms, and modern computer technology to construct and explore realistic models of problems arising in the natural sciences and engineering
Computers in algebra and number theory by
Garrett Birkhoff(
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14 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trends in lattice theory by
Garrett Birkhoff(
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13 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brief survey of modern algebra by
Garrett Birkhoff(
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38 editions published between 1953 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
38 editions published between 1953 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Transport theory by Symposium in Applied Mathematics(
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15 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The volume is a collection of the methods and results of a number of experts in the field of transport theory. There are four main parts: analytical Neutron Transport; Numerical Neutron Transport; Stochastic Aspects; Kinetic Theory and Plasma Transport. Each part contains four expository accounts of recent developments. These papers provide an excellent and comprehensive survey of the current state of transport theory and should serve as a stimulus for research in this field
15 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The volume is a collection of the methods and results of a number of experts in the field of transport theory. There are four main parts: analytical Neutron Transport; Numerical Neutron Transport; Stochastic Aspects; Kinetic Theory and Plasma Transport. Each part contains four expository accounts of recent developments. These papers provide an excellent and comprehensive survey of the current state of transport theory and should serve as a stimulus for research in this field
Numerical solution of elliptic problems by
Garrett Birkhoff(
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24 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A study of the art and science of solving elliptic problems numerically, with an emphasis on problems that have important scientific and engineering applications, and that are solvable at moderate cost on computing machines
24 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A study of the art and science of solving elliptic problems numerically, with an emphasis on problems that have important scientific and engineering applications, and that are solvable at moderate cost on computing machines
Numerical solution of field problems in continuum physics; proceedings of a symposium in applied mathematics by Symposium in Applied mathematics(
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15 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected papers by
Richard Von Mises(
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in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elliptic problem solvers II by
Garrett Birkhoff(
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12 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected papers on algebra and topology by
Garrett Birkhoff(
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7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lattice theory by
Garrett Birkhoff(
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10 editions published between 1940 and 1995 in English and Danish and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 editions published between 1940 and 1995 in English and Danish and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 Mac Lane, Saunders 19092005 Bibliographic antecedent Author of introduction Author
 Rota, GianCarlo 19321999 Author Editor
 American Mathematical Society Editor
 Bartee, Thomas C.
 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Editor
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 Hall, Marshall 19101990 Editor
 Bellman, Richard 19201984 Editor
 Abbott, James Crawford Editor
 Varga, Richard S. Editor
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Algebra Algebra, Abstract Algebra, Universal AlgebraData processing Astrophysics Birkhoff, Garrett, Bok, Bart J.(Bart Jan), Boolean rings Boundary value problemsNumerical solutionsData processing Cavitation Combinatorial number theory Computers Cosmology Differential equations Differential equations, Elliptic Differential equations, EllipticNumerical solutions Differential equations, EllipticNumerical solutionsData processing Field theory (Physics) Finite groups Fluid dynamics Fluid mechanics Goldberg, Leo Group theory Harvard College Observatory Harvard University Hydrodynamics JetsFluid dynamics Lattice theory Layzer, David Mathematical analysis Mathematical physics Mathematics MathematicsStudy and teaching Menzel, Donald H.(Donald Howard), Number theory Number theoryData processing Numerical calculations Philosophy and science PhysicsPhilosophy Princeton University Schwarzschild, Martin Shapley, Harlow, Shmidt, Otto I︠U︡lʹevich, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Teller, Edward, Topology Transport theory United States.Army.Signal Corps Wakes (Fluid dynamics) Wheeler, John Archibald,
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Birkgof, G.
Birkgof, G. 19111996
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Birkhoff, G. (Garrett)
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