References for Jakob Steiner


  1. J J Burckhardt, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Jakob_Steiner.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/565009/Jakob-Steiner

Books:

  1. H Dörrie, One Hundred Great Problems of Elementary Mathematics, Their History and Solution (Dover, 1965).
  2. C F Geiser, Zur Erinnerung an Jacob Steiner (Schaffhausen, 1874).
  3. L Kollros, Jakob Steiner (Basel, 1979).
  4. M E Stark and R C Archibald, Jacob Steiner's Geometrical Constructions with a Ruler, Given a Fixed Circle with Its Center (Yeshiva University, 1970).
  5. J Steiner, Gesammelte Werke (2 volumes) (Prussian Academy of Sciences, 1881-82).

Articles:

  1. E Begehr and H Lenz, Jacob Steiner and synthetic geometry, in Mathematics in Berlin (Birkhäuser, Berlin, 1998), 49-54.
  2. K-R Biermann, Jacob Steiner, Nova acta Leopoldina 27 (1963), 31-47.
  3. N I Danilova, Problems of Cramer and L'Huilier in the works of Jacob Steiner (Russian), in Questions on the history of mathematical natural science (Akad. Nauk Ukrain. SSR, Kiev, 1979), 125-135; 143.
  4. W Eccarius, Der Gegensatz zwischen Julius Plücker und Jakob Steiner im Lichte ihrer Beziehungen zu August Leopold Crelle, Hintergründe eines wissenschaftlichen Meinungsstreites, Ann. of Sci. 37 (2) (1980), 189-213.
  5. J-P Ehrmann, Steiner's theorems on the complete quadrilateral, Forum Geom. 4 (2004), 35-52.
  6. D Gallarati, A Steiner theorem (Italian), Archimede 43 (1) (1991), 35-41.
  7. J-P Sydler, Aperçus sur la vie et l'oeuvre de Jakob Steiner, Enseignement Math. (2) 11 (1965), 240-257.

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