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26 Topic Pages Found in Mathematics & Statistics and starting with the letter C
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Open Calculus

branch of mathematics that studies continuously changing quantities. The calculus is characterized by the use of infinite processes, involving passage

Calculus of variations

branch of mathematics concerned with finding maximum or minimum conditions for a relationship between two or more variables that depends not only on

Open Cantor, Georg, 1845-1918
Cantor, Georg, 1845-1918

Although born in Russia, Cantor was raised and educated in Prussia and spent his entire career as professor of mathematics at the University of Halle.

Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898)

English author of the children's classics Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There

Open Cartesian coordinates
Cartesian coordinates

A coordinate system in which the position of a point is determined by its relation to reference lines ( axes ). In two dimensions, two lines are used;

Cassini, Giovanni Domenico, 1625-1712

Italian-born French astronomer. He discovered four moons of Saturn and the gap in the rings of Saturn now called the Cassini division . Cassini was

Cauchy, Augustin Louis, Baron, 1789-1857

French mathematician who employed rigorous methods of analysis. His prolific output included work on complex functions, determinants, and probability,

Cayley, Arthur (1821 - 1895)

Place: United Kingdom, England Subject : biography, maths and statistics English mathematician who was responsible for the formulation of the theory

Open Census

The term census usually refers to the complete process of preparation, collection, compilation, evaluation, analysis, and dissemination of data on

Central place theory

Central place theory, developed by the German geographer Walter Christaller as his doctoral dissertation, Central Places in Southern Germany in 1933,