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The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley 17 editions

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About the Book

Arthur Cayley was a British mathematician. He helped found the modern British school of pure mathematics.

As a child, Cayley enjoyed solving complex maths problems for amusement. He entered Trinity College, Cambridge, where he excelled in Greek, French, German, and Italian, as well as mathematics. He worked as a lawyer for 14 years.

He postulated the Cayley–Hamilton theorem—that every square matrix is a root of its own characteristic polynomial, and verified it for matrices of order 2 and 3. He was the first to define the concept of a group in the modern way—as a set with a binary operation satisfying certain laws. Formerly, when mathematicians spoke of "groups", they had meant permutation groups. Cayley's theorem is named in honour of Cayley.

17 editions First published in 1889

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The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley.
1963, Johnson Reprint Corp.
in English
Cover of: The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley.
Cover of: The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley.
Cover of: The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley.
Cover of: The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley.
Cover of: The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley.
Cover of: The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley.
Cover of: The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley.
Cover of: The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley.
Cover of: The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley.
Cover of: The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley.
Cover of: The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley.
Cover of: The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley.
Cover of: The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley.
Cover of: The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley.
Cover of: The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley.
Cover of: The collected mathematical papers of Arthur Cayley.

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