Mathematician:Alexandre-Théophile Vandermonde

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Mathematician

French mathematician and musician mainly active in the fields of combinatorics.

Referred to by some as "the founder of the theory of determinants".

Best known nowadays for the Vandermonde Determinant and the Chu-Vandermonde Identity.


Nationality

French


History

  • Born: 28 Feb 1735 in Paris, France
  • Died: 1 Jan 1796 in Paris, France


Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Alexandre-Théophile Vandermonde can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for Alexandre-Théophile Vandermonde can be found here.


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