
06315180
j
2014e.00418
Slipenchuk, Alexander
First occurrences of mathematical symbols.
Math. Sch. (Leicester) 43, No. 2, 28 (2014).
2014
Mathematical Association (MA), Leicester
EN
E40
A30
E20
D20
notation
mathematical symbols
mathematical language
history of mathematics
mathematicians
foundations of mathematics
operation signs
relation signs
object signs
theory of science
semiotics
The author presents three tables providing historical information about some mathematical symbols (for operations, relations, and objects), i.e. the sign, its meaning, the mathematician who first used or invented it, and the year or period of first use.
Peter D\"urr (Linkenheim)