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The Function Concept
Course Topic(s): One-Variable Calculus | History of Calculus
Essay giving a brief overview of the history of the function concept from intimations in ancient Babylonian tables; to consideration of relations beyond single-formula continuous ones by Euler, Fourier, and Dirichlet; to modern definitions. References.
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Creator(s): J. J. O'Connor and E. F. Robertson
Contributor(s): J. J. O'Connor and E. F. Robertson
This resource was cataloged by Janet BeeryPublisher:
MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive
Resource copyright: St. Andrews University, Scotland; MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive
This review was published on February 11, 2011
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