Functional analysis in the middle ages

Exerpt of a 1458 copy of  De Figura seu imagine mundi  by Louis de Langle who first worked out the shapes of the 2-dim unit \ell^p spheres for p=1, 2, \infty.

(St. Gallen, Kantonsbibliothek, Vadianische Sammlung, VadSlg Ms. 427, f7v.)

 

 

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One Response to “Functional analysis in the middle ages”

  1. dcs24 Says:

    Reblogged this on Daniel C. Sutton.

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