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##### Galois, Évariste (1811 - 1832)

Place : France Subject : biography, maths and statistics French mathematician who, building on the work of Joseph Lagrange , Karl Gauss , Niels Abel ,

##### Game theory

This article presents general historical information on game theory and represents this topic in what is hoped to be language that is easily

##### geodesy

( jēŏd'ĭsē ) or geodetic surveying, theory and practice of determining the position of points on the earth's surface and the dimensions of areas so

##### Geometry

Branch of mathematics concerned with the properties of space, usually in terms of plane ( two-dimensional , or 2D) and solid ( three-dimensional , or

##### Geometry, Analytic

branch of geometry in which points are represented with respect to a coordinate system, such as Cartesian coordinates , and in which the approach to

##### Geometry, Non-Euclidean

branch of geometry in which the fifth postulate of Euclidean geometry, which allows one and only one line parallel to a given line through a given

##### Geometry, Riemannian

A type of non-Euclidean geometry developed by Riemann in 1854. In Euclidean geometry, the distance between two neighbouring points on a plane is given

##### George Boole (1815-1864)

Place: United Kingdom, England Subject : biography, maths and statistics English mathematician who, by being the first to employ symbolic language and

##### Germain, Sophie (1776 - 1831)

Place : France Subject : biography, physics French mathematician who developed the modern theory of elasticity (the mathematical theory of the stress

##### Gibbs, Josiah Willard (1839 - 1903)

US theoretical physicist and chemist who developed a mathematical approach to thermodynamics and established vector methods in physics. He devised the