## 6 Citations

Computation and Applications of Mathieu Functions: A Historical Perspective

- MathematicsSIAM Rev.
- 2021

This paper surveys and recapitulates the historical development of the theory and methods of computation for Mathieu functions and modified Mathieu function and identifies some gaps in current software capability, particularly to do with double eigenvalues of the Mathieu equation.

‘A man who has infinite capacity for making things go’: Sir Edmund Taylor Whittaker (1873–1956)

- PhysicsBritish Journal for the History of Mathematics
- 2019

Among the leading mathematicians of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries was British mathematician and astronomer, Sir Edmund Taylor Whittaker. Born in Southport, in the north of England, Whittaker…

Whittaker’s analytical dynamics: a biography

- Physics
- 2014

Originally published in 1904, Whittaker’s A Treatise on the Analytical Dynamics of Particles and Rigid Bodies soon became a classic of the subject and has remained in print for most of these 108…

A lost chapter in the pre-history of algebraic analysis: Whittaker on contact transformations

- Mathematics
- 2010

In the early 1930s W. O. Kermack and W. H. McCrea published three papers in which they attempted to prove a result of E. T. Whittaker on the solution of differential equations. In modern parlance,…

England and Probability in the Inter-War Years

- Mathematics
- 2009

England and statistical theory in the inter-war period is a subject that abounds with material but England and probability theory may seem empty. This may seem a paradoxical situation. This paper…

Hertzian electromagnetic potentials

- GeologyProceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences
- 1957

The general properties of the Hertzian electromagnetic potentials and their gauge transformations, recently given by Nisbet, are re-derived in tensor form appropriate to the space-time of special…

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