References for Simon Stevin

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  1. M Minnaert, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Simon_Stevin.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9069667/Simon-Stevin

Books:

  1. R Depau, Simon Stevin (Brussels, 1942).
  2. E J Dijksterhuis, Simon Stevin ('S-Gravenhage, 1943).
  3. R Grabow, Simon Stevin (Leipzig, 1985).
  4. R Grabow, Simon Stevin (German), Biographien Hervorragender Naturwissenschaftler, Techniker und Mediziner (Leipzig, 1985).
  5. R Hooykaas and M G J Minnaert (eds.), Simon Stevin : Science in the Netherlands around 1600 (The Hague, 1970).
  6. D J Struik, Het land van Stevin en Huygens (Dutch) (Nijmegen, 1979).
  7. D J Struik, The land of Stevin and Huygens (Dordrecht-Boston, Mass., 1981).
  8. D J Struik (ed.), The principal works of Simon Stevin. Vols. IIA, IIB : Mathematics (Amsterdam, 1958).
  9. K van Berkel, The legacy of Stevin : A chronological narrative (Leiden, 1999).

Articles:

  1. K Andersen, Stevin's theory of perspective : the origin of a Dutch academic approach to perspective, Tractrix 2 (1990), 25-62.
  2. H F Cohen, Simon Stevin's equal division of the octave, Ann. of Sci. 44 (5) (1987), 471-488.
  3. E J Dijksterhuis, Simon Stevin (Dutch), Simon Stevin 25 (1947), 1-21.
  4. A Gloden, A propos d'un quadricentenaire. Simon Stevin, mécanicien et mathématicien (1548-1620), Soc. Nat. Luxembourgeois. Bull. Mensuels. N.S. 42 (1948), 70-73.
  5. V P Lishevskii, Mathematician, physicist, engineer (on the 450th anniversary of the birth of Simon Stevin) (Russian), Vestnik Ross. Akad. Nauk 69 (1) (1999), 49-50.
  6. E Pajares, Simon Stevin (Spanish), Gac. Mat., Madrid (1) 7 (1955), 3-6.
  7. C Schutz, 400 Jahre Dezimalbruchrechnung - Simon Stevin, seine Zeit und sein Werk, Praxis Math. 27 (7) (1985), 442-446.
  8. R Vermij, Mathematics at Leiden : Stevin, Snellius, Scaliger, in Der 'mathematicus': Zur Entwicklung und Bedeutung einer neuen Berufsgruppe in der Zeit Gerhard Mercators, Schloss Krickenbeck, 1995 (Bochum, 1996), 75-92.

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