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On the date of Cauchy's contributions to the founding of the theory of groups

Article by Peter M. Neumann
  • Published in 1989
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Evidence from published sources is used to show that Cauchy's group-theoretical work was all produced in a few months of intense activity starting in September 1845.

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10.1017/S000497270000438X

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@article{OnthedateofCauchyscontributionstothefoundingofthetheoryofgroups,
	title = {On the date of Cauchy's contributions to the founding of the theory of groups},
	author = {Peter M. Neumann},
	url = {https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/bulletin-of-the-australian-mathematical-society/article/on-the-date-of-cauchys-contributions-to-the-founding-of-the-theory-of-groups/6801D1A609AA974ACB44B90C81533507},
	urldate = {2017-06-21},
	abstract = {Evidence from published sources is used to show that Cauchy's group-theoretical work was all produced in a few months of intense activity starting in September 1845.},
	comment = {},
	doi = {10.1017/S000497270000438X},
	year = 1989,
	collections = {history}
}