Aurel Voss

Aurel Voss (7 December 1845 – 19 April 1931) was a German mathematician, best known today for his contributions to geometry and mechanics.[1][2] He served as president of the German Mathematical Society for the 1898 term. He was a professor at the University of Munich during 1902–1923. He became Emeritus in 1923.

Aurel Voss
Born(1845-12-07)7 December 1845
Died19 April 1931(1931-04-19) (aged 85)
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
Doctoral advisorAlfred Clebsch
Doctoral studentsLudwig Berwald
Hugo Dingler
Fritz Noether
Aurel Voss as a professor in Wuerzburg (picture taken before March 1900)

In 1880, Voss published a version of the contracted Bianchi identities.[3][4]

PublicationsEdit

  • Aurel, Voss (1908), Die Prinzipien der rationellen Mechanik (in German), In: Encyklopädie der Mathematischen Wissenschaften
  • Aurel, Voss (1899), Differential- und Integralrechnung (in German), In: Encyklopädie der Mathematischen Wissenschaften

NotesEdit

  1. ^ A short biography of Aurel Voss in Hessische Biografie.
  2. ^ Vollrath, Hans-Joachim (1993), "Über die Berufung von Aurel Voss auf den Lehrstuhl für Mathematik in Würzburg" [About the appointment of Aurel Voss to the chair of mathematics in Würzburg], Würzburger medizinhistorische Mitteilungen (in German), 11: 133–151
  3. ^ Voss, A. (1880), "Zur Theorie der Transformation quadratischer Differentialausdrücke und der Krümmung höherer Mannigfaltigketien", Mathematische Annalen (in German), 16: 129–178, doi:10.1007/bf01446384, S2CID 122828265
  4. ^ Bianchi, Luigi (1902), "Sui simboli a quattro indici e sulla curvatura di Riemann", Rend. Acc. Naz. Lincei (in Italian), 11 (5): 3–7

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