Mathematician:Giovanni Francesco Giuseppe Malfatti

From ProofWiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Mathematician

Italian mathematician best known for posing the Malfatti Problem.

Discovered the Gravitational Property of Lemniscate of Bernoulli.


Nationality

Italian


History

  • Born: 26 September 1731 in Ala, Trento (now Italy)
  • Died: 9 October 1807 in Ferrara (now Italy)


Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Giovanni Francesco Giuseppe Malfatti can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for Giovanni Francesco Giuseppe Malfatti can be found here.


Publications

  • 1758: De natura radicum in aequationibus quarti gradus
  • 1759: Epistola altera ad ... Vincentium Riccatum
  • 1770: De aequationibus quadrato-cubicis disquisitio analytica
  • 1781: Della curva cassiniana
  • 1803: Un problema stereotomica
  • 1804: Dubbi proposti al socio Paolo Ruffini sulla sua dimostrazione dell'impossibilit√† di risolvere le equazioni superiori al quarto grado


Also known as

Also known as Gian Francesco or Gianfrancesco.


Sources