References for Carl Friedrich Gauss

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  1. K O May, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830901590.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9109423/Carl-Friedrich-Gauss

Books:

  1. W K Bühler, Gauss: A Biographical Study (Berlin, 1981).
  2. G W Dunnington, Carl Friedrich Gauss : Titan of Science (New York, 1955).
  3. T Hall, Carl Friedrich Gauss : A Biography (1970).
  4. G M Rassias (ed.), The mathematical heritage of C F Gauss (Singapore, 1991).
  5. H Reichardt, Gauss, in H Wussing and W Arnold, Biographien bedeutender Mathematiker (Berlin, 1983).
  6. H Reichardt (ed.), C F Gauss Gedenkband anlässlich des 100. Todestages am 23. Februar 1855 (1957).
  7. W S von Waltershausen, Gauss, a Memorial (Colorado Springs, Colo., 1966).

Articles:

  1. C Agostinelli, Some aspects of the life and work of Carl Friedrich Gauss and that of other illustrious members of the Academy (Italian), Atti Accad. Sci. Torino Cl. Sci. Fis. Mat. Natur. 112 (1978), suppl., 69-88.
  2. G V Bagratuni, Carl Friedrich Gauss, his works on geodesy and his geodetic research (Russian), Izv. Vyss. Ucebn. Zaved. Geod. i Aèrofot. (6) (1977), 138-143.
  3. W Benham, The Gauss anagram : an alternative solution, Ann. of Sci. 31 (1974), 449-455.
  4. H J M Bos, Carl Friedrich Gauss : a biographical note (Dutch), Nieuw Tijdschr. Wisk. 64 (4) (1976/77), 234-240.
  5. E Breitenberger, Gauss und Listing: Topologie und Freundschaft, Gauss-Ges. Göttingen Mitt. 30 (1993), 3-56.
  6. E Breitenberger, Gauss's geodesy and the axiom of parallels, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 31 (3) (1984), 273-289.
  7. E Buissant des Amorie, Gauss' formula for π (Dutch), Nieuw Tijdschr. Wisk. 64 (4) (1976/77), 200-204.
  8. D A Cox,Gauss and the arithmetic - geometric mean, Notices Amer. Math. Soc. 32 (2) (1985), 147-151.
  9. D A Cox, The arithmetic-geometric mean of Gauss, Enseign. Math. (2) 30 (3-4) (1984), 275-330.
  10. H S M Coxeter, Gauss as a geometer, Historia Math. 4 (4) (1977), 379-396.
  11. J Dieudonné, Carl Friedrich Gauss : a bicentenary, Southeast Asian Bull. Math. 2 (2) (1978), 61-70.
  12. P J de Doelder, Gauss and function theory (especially with regard to the lemniscate functions) (Dutch), Nieuw Tijdschr. Wisk. 64 (4) (1976/77), 176-183.
  13. J Dutka, On Gauss' priority in the discovery of the method of least squares, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 49 (4) (1996), 355-370.
  14. M Folkerts, C F Gauss' Beitrag zur Besetzung von Professuren an der Universität Göttingen, Gauss-Ges. Göttingen Mitt. 32 (1995), 3-34.
  15. E G Forbes, The astronomical work of Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855), Historia Math. 5 (2) (1978), 167-181.
  16. E G Forbes, Gauss and the discovery of Ceres, J. Hist. Astronom. 2 (3) (1971), 195-199.
  17. A Fryant and V L N Sarma, Gauss' first proof of the fundamental theorem of algebra, Math. Student 52 (1-4) (1984), 101-105.
  18. G D Garland, The contributions of Carl Friedrich Gauss to geomagnetism, Historia Math. 6 (1) (1979), 5-29.
  19. S Gindikin, Carl Friedrich Gauss (on the 200th anniversary of his birth) (Russian), Kvant 8 (1977), 2-14.
  20. H Grauert, Wie Gauss die alte Göttinger Mathematik schuf, Proceedings of the 2nd Gauss Symposium. Conference A : Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (Berlin, 1995), 1-15.
  21. H-J Felber, Die beiden Ausnahmebestimmungen in der von C F Gauss aufgestellten Osterformel, Sterne 53 (1) (1977), 22-34.
  22. H-J Treder, Gauss und die Gravitationstheorie, Sterne 53 (1) (1977), 9-14.
  23. F Henneman, Gauss' law of errors and the method of least squares : a historical sketch (Dutch), Nieuw Tijdschr. Wisk. 64 (4) (1976/77), 205-209.
  24. S H Hollingdale, C F Gauss (1777-1855) : a bicentennial tribute, Bull. Inst. Math. Appl. 13 (3-4) (1977), 68-76.
  25. K-R Biermann, Aus der Gauss-Forschung, Gauss-Ges. Göttingen Mitt. 29 (1992), 39-42.
  26. K-R Biermann, Zu den Beziehungen von C F Gauss und A v Humboldt zu A F Möbius, NTM Schr. Geschichte Naturwiss. Tech. Medizin 12 (1) (1975), 12-15.
  27. K-R Biermann, Die Gauss-Briefe in Goethes Besitz, NTM Schr. Geschichte Naturwiss. Tech. Medizin 11 (1) (1974), 2-10.
  28. K-R Biermann, C F Gauss in seinem Verhältnis zur britischen Wissenschaft und Literatur, NTM Schr. Geschichte Naturwiss. Tech. Medizin 14 (1) (1977), 7-15.
  29. K-R Biermann, Zu Dirichlets geplantem Nachruf auf Gauss, NTM Schr. Geschichte Naturwiss. Tech. Medizin 8 (1) (1971), 9-12.
  30. R Kooistra, C F Gauss and the fundamental theorem of algebra (Dutch), Nieuw Tijdschr. Wisk. 64 (4) (1976/77), 173-175.
  31. R Lehti, Gauss's 'Disquisitiones arithmeticae' (Finnish), Arkhimedes 29 (2) (1977), 49-66.
  32. A F Monna, Gauss and the physical sciences (Dutch), Nieuw Tijdschr. Wisk. 64 (4) (1976/77), 212-217.
  33. P Müürsepp, Gauss and Tartu University, Historia Math. 5 (4) (1978), 455-459.
  34. P Müürsepp, Gauss' letter to Fuss of 4 April 1803, Historia Math. 4 (1977), 37-41.
  35. W Narkiewicz, The work of C F Gauss in algebra and number theory, Festakt und Tagung aus Anlass des 200. Geburtstages von Carl Friedrich Gauss (Berlin, 1978), 75-82.
  36. J G O'Hara, Gauss and the Royal Society : the reception of his ideas on magnetism in Britain (1832-1842), Notes and Records Roy. Soc. London 38 (1) (1983), 17-78.
  37. R L Plackett, The influence of Laplace and Gauss in Britain, Bull. Inst. Internat. Statist. 53 (1) (1989), 163-176.
  38. K Reich, Gauss und seine Zeit, Sterne und Weltraum 16 (5) (1977), 148-157.
  39. N Ritsema, Gauss and the cyclotomic equation (Dutch), Nieuw Tijdschr. Wisk. 64 (4) (1976/77), 188-196.
  40. D E Rowe, Gauss, Dirichlet and the Law of Biquadratic Reciprocity, The Mathematical Intelligencer 10 (1988), 13-26.
  41. H Schimank, Carl Friedrich Gauss (German), Gauss-Gesellschaft Göttingen, Mitteilungen 8 (1971), 6-31.
  42. V G Selihanovic, Carl Friedrich Gauss (on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of his birth) (Russian), Izv. Vyss. Ucebn. Zaved. Geod. i Aèrofot. (6) (1977), 131-137.
  43. O Sheynin, C F Gauss and geodetic observations, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 46 (3) (1994), 253-283.
  44. O B Sheynin, C F Gauss and the theory of errors, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 20 (1) (1979), 21-72.
  45. D A Sprott, Gauss's contributions to statistics, Historia Math. 5 (2) (1978), 183-203.
  46. H B Stauffer, Carl Friedrich Gauss, Bull. Malaysian Math. Soc. 6 (1) (1975), 1-3.
  47. G W Stewart, Gauss, statistics, and Gaussian elimination, J. Comput. Graph. Statist. 4 (1) (1995), 1-11.
  48. S M Stigler, The History of Statistics. The Measurement of Uncertainty before 1900 (Cambridge, Mass.-London, 1986), 140-.
  49. S M Stigler, Gauss and the invention of least squares, Ann. Statist. 9 (3) (1981), 465-474.
  50. S M Stigler, An attack on Gauss, published by Legendre in 1820, Historia Math. 4 (1977), 31-35.
  51. B Szénassy, Remarks on Gauss's work on non-Euclidean geometry (Hungarian), Mat. Lapok 28 (1-3) (1980), 133-140.
  52. W A van der Spek, The Easter formulae of C F Gauss (Dutch), Nieuw Tijdschr. Wisk. 64 (4) (1976/77), 218-233.
  53. W A van der Spek, Gauss' logarithms (Dutch), Nieuw Tijdschr. Wisk. 64 (4) (1976/77), 197-199.
  54. F van der Blij, Gauss and analytic number theory (Dutch), Nieuw Tijdschr. Wisk. 64 (4) (1976/77), 184-187.
  55. W Waterhouse, Gauss's first argument for least squares, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 41 (1) (1990), 41-52.
  56. W Waterhouse, Gauss on infinity, Historia Math. 6 (4) (1979), 430-436.
  57. H Wussing, Carl Friedrich Gauss - Leben und Wirken, Festakt und Tagung aus Anlass des 200. Geburtstages von Carl Friedrich Gauss (Berlin, 1978), 151-160.
  58. K Zormbala, Gauss and the definition of the plane concept in Euclidean elementary geometry, Historia Math. 23 (4) (1996), 418-436.

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