References for Sophus Lie


  1. H Freudenthal, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830902613.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9048172/Sophus-Lie

Books:

  1. M Ackerman and R Hermann, Sophus Lie's 1880 transformation group paper (Brookline, 1975).
  2. R Hermann (ed.), Lie Groups : History, Frontiers and Applications (Brookline, Mass., 1975 - ).
  3. E M Polishchuk, Sophus Lie (1842 - 1899) (Russian), Scientific-Biographic Literature, 'Nauka' Leningrad. Otdel. (Leningrad, 1983).
  4. I M Yaglom, Felix Klein and Sophus Lie : evolution of the idea of symmetry in the nineteenth century (Boston, 1988).

Articles:

  1. N A Baas, Sophus Lie (Czech), Pokroky Mat. Fyz. Astronom. 39 (4) (1994), 187-191.
  2. N A Baas, Sophus Lie, Math. Intelligencer 16 (1) (1994), 16-19.
  3. N A Baas, Sophus Lie, MIC - Modeling Identification Control 15 (1) (1994), 3-7.
  4. H Boseck, Gedanken zur Antrittsvorlesung von S Lie in Leipzig, Wiss. Z. Greifswald. Ernst- Moritz- Arndt- Univ. Math.- Natur. Reihe 38 (4) (1989), 8-9.
  5. H Boseck, Marius Sophus Lie und die nicht kommutative harmonische Analysis, Mitt. Math. Ges. DDR No. 4 (1986), 35-52.
  6. S-S Chern, Sophus Lie and differential geometry, in The Sophus Lie Memorial Conference, Oslo, 1992 (Oslo, 1994), 129-137.
  7. F Engel, Sophus Lie, Jahresberichte der Deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung 8 (1900), 30-46.
  8. F Engel, Sophus Lie, Norsk Matematisk Tidsskrift 4 (1922), 97-114.
  9. B Fritzsche, Einige Anmerkungen zu Sophus Lies Krankheit, Historia Math. 18 (3) (1991), 247-252.
  10. B Fritzsche, Leben und Werk Sophus Lies - eine Skizze, Sem. Sophus Lie 2 (2) (1992), 235-258.
  11. B Fritzsche, Sophus Lie : a sketch of his life and work, J. Lie Theory 9 (1) (1999), 1-38.
  12. P Günther, Sophus Lie, Sb. Praci Prirodoved. Fak. Univ. Palackeho v Olomouci 27 (1968), 5-26.
  13. D Harkin, The scientific contributions of Niels-Henrik Abel (1802-1829) and Sophus Lie (1842-1899), Norsk Mat. Tidsskr. 32 (1950), 68-78.
  14. S Helgason, Sophus Lie, the mathematician, in The Sophus Lie Memorial Conference, Oslo, 1992 (Oslo, 1994), 3-21.
  15. N H Ibragimov, Sophus Lie and harmony in mathematical physics (on the 150th anniversary of his birth) (Czech), Pokroky Mat. Fyz. Astronom. 39 (4) (1994), 192-208.
  16. I Johansson, Sophus Lie. Remarks on the occasion of the centenary of his birth (Norwegian), Norsk Mat. Tidsskr. 24 (1942), 97-106.
  17. H A Kastrup, The contributions of Emmy Noether, Felix Klein and Sophus Lie to the modern concept of symmetries in physical systems, in Symmetries in physics (1600-1980) San Feliu de Guixols, 1983 (Barcelona, 1987), 113-163.
  18. A Mira Fernandes, Sophus Lie (Portuguese), Gaz. Mat., Lisboa 3 (12) (1942), 1-2.
  19. M Noether, Sophus Lie, Mathematische Annalen 53 (1900), 1-41.
  20. W Purkert, Zum Verhältnis von Sophus Lie und Friedrich Engel, Wiss. Z. Greifswald. Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Univ. Math.-Natur. Reihe 33 (1-2) (1984), 29-34.
  21. D E Rowe, Der Briefwechsel Sophus Lie-Felix Klein, eine Einsicht in ihre persönlichen und wissenschaftlichen Beziehungen, NTM Schr. Geschichte Natur. Tech. Medizin 25 (1) (1988), 37-47.
  22. D E Rowe, Klein, Lie, and the 'Erlanger Programm' 1830-1930 : a century of geometry, Paris, 1989, Lecture Notes in Phys. 402 (Berlin, 1992), 45-54.
  23. D E Rowe, The early geometrical works of Sophus Lie and Felix Klein, in The history of modern mathematics I Poughkeepsie, NY, 1989 (Boston, MA, 1989), 209-273.
  24. D E Rowe, Three letters from Sophus Lie to Felix Klein on Parisian mathematics during the early 1880s, Math. Intelligencer 7 (3) (1985), 74-77.
  25. D Stander, Makers of modern mathematics : Marius Sophus Lie, Bull. Inst. Math. Appl. 24 (9-10) (1988), 152-153.
  26. E Straume, Lie's continuous and infinitesimal groups (Norwegian), Normat 40 (4) (1992), 160-168; 191.
  27. E Straume, Sophus Lie and differential equations (Norwegian), Normat 40 (4) (1992), 171-179; 191.
  28. E Straume, Sophus Lie, European Mathematical Society Newsletter 3 (1992), 18-22.
  29. E Straume, Sophus Lie - a survey of his life and work (Norwegian), Normat 32 (3) (1984), 97-110.
  30. E Straume, Marius Sophus Lie, in The Sophus Lie Memorial Conference, Oslo, 1992 (Oslo, 1994), ix-xxviii.
  31. Yu P Surkov, Sophus Lie and the integral invariants of Poincaré (Russian), Sketches on the history of mathematical physics (Russian), 'Naukova Dumka' (Kiev, 1985), 83-87, 185.
  32. H Svare, Sophus Lie (Norwegian), Normat 40 (4) (1992), 148-159; 191.
  33. B Totaro, A sketch of Lie's work on differential invariant theory, in The Sophus Lie Memorial Conference, Oslo, 1992 (Oslo, 1994), 99-111.
  34. A Weinstein, Sophus Lie and symplectic geometry, Exposition. Math. 1 (1) (1983), 95-96.

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