Aug 17, 2009

Glossary Index

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Index of Glossary terms

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 abacus abelian or hyperelliptic function abelian group abundant number Alexander the Great algebra algebraic geometry algebraic number algebraic number field algebraic number theory algebraic topology alternating group amicable numbers Ammonius analytic number theory Anaximander angle trisection annular eclipse apogee Apollodorus apotome Apuleius Arcesilaus Archimedes' principle Archimedes' screw arithmetic progression associative astrolabe asymptote atomic theory automorphism group Axiom of choice azimuth

 Bernoulli number beta function Bieberbach conjecture binomial binomial coefficient binomial theorem biquadratic residue Boolean algebra boundary value problem brachistochrone Burnside problem

 Calcidius calculus of variations catenary catoptrics Catullus celestial equator celestial sphere character theory Cicero circumscribed cohomology combination commensurable commutator compact compass variation composite number concentric spheres conformal mapping conic conjunction continued fraction Continuum Hypothesis control theory coprime cosa cosmogony cosmology cubic equation cuboctahedron

 Damascius declination deficient number Delian League Delphic oracle determinant Dialectic difference equation differential equation differential geometry differential topology Diogenes Laertius Dionysius I Dionysius II diophantine approximation diophantine equation discriminant docent dodecahedron duplicating the cube dynamical system

 eccentric theory ecliptic ecliptic coordinates eigenvalue/vector/function Eleatic School ellipse elliptic function envelope Epictetus Epicureans Epicurus epicycle equatorial coordinates equinox equivalent numbers ergodic theory Escher's Pictures ethics Euclid of Megara euclidean algorithm Euler's conjecture evolute

 factor group or quotient group factorial Fermat's last theorem Fibonacci sequence field Fields Medal focus directrix four colour theorem Fourier analysis free group functional analysis fundamental theorem of algebra fundamental group

 Gaius Marius Galois theory game theory gamma function Gelfond's conjecture general or point-set topology geometric progression Goldbach's conjecture golden ratio great circle group group presentation gymnasium

 habilitation heliocentric theory Heracleitus Herodotus Hilbert space hippopede Homer homocentric spheres homology homotopy hyperbola hypergeometric function hypotenuse

 Iamblichus icosahedron idempotent infinitesimal inscribed integral equation integral transform integrating factor intuitionism Invariant theory involute irrational Isidorus isoperimetry

 Kepler's problem knot theory Laplace transform

 Laplace transform Laplace's equation Lie algebra Lie group Lie ring linear group link Livy locus loxodrome Lucian lune

 magic square magnetic declination manifold Marcellus matrix measure theory medial Menedemus of Pyrrha metaphysics method of exhaustion Milky Way model theory modulo

 Neoplatonist nilpotent nilpotent group non-Euclidean non-standard analysis normal normal subgroup The Rhind Papyrus number theory

 obliquity of the ecliptic oblong number occultation octahedron opposition osculate

 p- group Panaetius of Rhodes parabola parallax parallel postulate Parmenides partial differential equation pascal triangle Peloponnesian War perfect number Pericles permutation permutation group Philolaus Plateau problem Pliny Plotinus Plutarch Poincaré conjecture polygonal number Pompey the Great potential/harmonic theory precession of the equinoxes prime number prime number theorem primitive root probability theory projective geometry Propertius Protagoras pyramidal number

 radical rational rationalise reductio ad absurdum refraction regular polyhedron representation theory rhetoric Riemann hypothesis right ascension ring ruler and compass

 Samaritan Sceptic semigroup sexagesimal sidereal year simple group Socrates Socrates Scholasticus solar system solstice soluble by radicals soluble or solvable group Sophist Sosigenes special_function spectral theory Speusippus square number square the circle stadium statistical mechanics stereographic projection Stoa Poikile Academy Stobaeus Stoic Strabo subgroup symmetric group symmetry group synodic month Syrianus

 tangent tautochrone tensor tetrahedron Themistius theodolite Theophrastus three body problem topological or continuous group topology transcendental transit triangular number tropical year twin prime conjecture twisted cubic

 vector space Virgil Vitruvius

 wrangler Zeno of Citium zeta function

 Zeno of Citium zeta function zodiac

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