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Niels Erik Nørlund ForMemRS[1] (26 October 1885, in Slagelse – 4 July 1981, in Copenhagen) was a Danish mathematician.[2][3][4]

Niels Erik Nørlund
Niels Erik Norlund.jpg
Born26 October 1885
Died4 July 1981
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics

His book Vorlesungen über Differenzenrechnung (1924, reprinted 1954) was the first book on complex function solutions of difference equations. His doctoral students include Georg Rasch.

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Selected worksEdit

  • Vorlesungen über Differenzenrechnung. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. 1924.[5]
  • with René Lagrange as editor: Leçons sur les équations linéaires aux différences finies. Paris: Gauthier-Villars. 1929.[6]
  • Vermessungsarbeiten in Grönland, Island und Dänemark. Darmstadt. 1939.
  • "The logarithmic solutions of the hypergeometric equation". K. Dan. Vidensk. Selsk. Mat. Fys. Skr. 5: 1–58. 1963.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bang, Thøger (1983). "Niels Erik Norlund. 26 October 1885-4 July 1981". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 29: 481. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1983.0017. JSTOR 769810.
  2. ^ O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Niels Erik Nørlund", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
  3. ^ Niels Erik Nørlund at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. ^ Bang, Thøger G. (1988). "Niels Erik Nørlund in memoriam". Acta Mathematica. 161: 11–22. doi:10.1007/BF02392293.
  5. ^ Carmichael, R. D. (1925). "Nörlund on Calculus of Differences". Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 31 (8): 445–449. doi:10.1090/S0002-9904-1925-04088-4.
  6. ^ Carmichael, R. D. (1930). "Nörlund on Finite Differences". Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 36 (1): 25–26. doi:10.1090/S0002-9904-1930-04861-2.

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