Klein, Hilbert, and the Gottingen Mathematical Tradition

  title={Klein, Hilbert, and the Gottingen Mathematical Tradition},
  author={David E. Rowe},
  pages={186 - 213}
  • D. Rowe
  • Published 1 January 1989
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  • Osiris
T HE WILHELMIAN ERA witnessed an enormous transformation in German mathematics, one that manifested itself not only in new research developments in pure mathematics but also in the emergence of a growing concern for areas where mathematics could potentially be applied. Research in pure mathematics moved away from traditional subjects like elliptic and Abelian functions, algebraic geometry, and invariant theory, fields in which a premium was placed on computational techniques and algorithmic… 
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