Hermann Günter Grassmann

1809 - 1877

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Hermann Grassmann is chiefly remembered for his development of a general calculus for vectors.
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List of References (97 books/articles)

Some Quotations (2)

A Poster of Hermann Grassmann

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Grassmann 1862 extract
  2. Grassmann 1844 foreword


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Tasmania Australia
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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