Sofia Kovalevskaya

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Sofia Kovalevskaya
Sofja Wassiljewna Kowalewskaja 1.jpg
Sofia Kovalevskaya in 1880
Born15 Januar 1850(1850-01-15)
Moscow, Roushie Empire
Died10 Februar 1891(1891-02-10) (aged 41)
Stockholm, Swaden
Alma materUniversity of Göttingen (PhD; 1874)
Kent forCauchy–Kowalevski theorem
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics, Mechanics
Institutions
Doctoral advisorKarl Weierstrass

Sofia Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya (Roushie: Со́фья Васи́льевна Ковале́вская), born Sofia Vasilyevna Korvin-Krukovskaya (15 January [A.S. 3 January] 1850 – 10 Februar 1891), wis a Roushie mathematician that made noteworthy contreibutions tae analysis, pairtial differential equations an mechanics.

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  • Cooke, Roger (1984).The Mathematics of Sonya Kovalevskaya (Springer-Verlag) ISBN 0-387-96030-9
  • Kennedy, Don H. (1983). Little Sparrow, a Portrait of Sofia Kovalevsky. Athens: Ohio University Press. ISBN 0-8214-0692-2
  • Koblitz, Ann Hibner (1993). A Convergence of Lives: Sofia Kovalevskaia -- Scientist, Writer, Revolutionary. Lives of women in science, 99-2518221-2 (2., revised ed.). New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. P. ISBN 0-8135-1962-4
  • Koblitz, Ann Hibner (1987). Sofia Vasilevna Kovalevskaia in Louise S. Grinstein (Editor), Paul J. Campbell (Editor) (1987), Women of Mathematics: A Bio-Bibliographic Sourcebook, Greenwood Press, New York, ISBN 978-0-313-24849-8CS1 maint: extra text: authors leet (link)
  • The Legacy of Sonya Kovalevskaya: proceedings of a symposium sponsored by the Association for Women in Mathematics and the Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute, held October 25–28, 1985. Contemporary mathematics, 0271-4132 ; 64. Providence, R.I.: American Mathematical Society. 1987. ISBN 0-8218-5067-9

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