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  • Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)
    Blaise Pascal was a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Catholic theologian. He was a child prodigy who was educated by his father, a tax collector in Rouen. Pascal's earliest work wa...
  • Christian Doppler (1803 - 1853)
    Christian Andreas Doppler (/ˈdɒplər/; German: [ˈdɔplɐ]; 29 November 1803 – 17 March 1853) was an Austrian mathematician and physicist. He is celebrated for his principle — known as the Doppler effect...
  • Eudoxus of Cnidus (-390 - -337)
    Eudoxus of Cnidus (/ˈjuːdəksəs/; Ancient Greek: Εὔδοξος ὁ Κνίδιος, Eúdoxos ho Knídios; c. 390 – c. 337 BC) was an ancient Greek astronomer, mathematician, scholar, and student of Archytas and Plato. ...
  • William Clifford (1845 - 1879)
    William Kingdon Clifford FRS (4 May 1845 – 3 March 1879) was an English mathematician and philosopher. Building on the work of Hermann Grassmann, he introduced what is now termed geometric algebra, a...
  • Heinrich Maschke (1853 - 1908)
    Heinrich Maschke's father was an important medical man. Heinrich attended the Gymnasium in Breslau where he showed great ability. He entered the University of Heidelberg in 1872, studying there under...

Mathematicians are people with an extensive knowledge of mathematics who use this knowledge in their work, typically to solve mathematical problems. Mathematics is concerned with numbers, data, collection, quantity, structure, space, and change.

List of mathematicians of lasting influence

For a complete list of profiles in this project, please see: Mathematicians Project Profiles.

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Areas

  1. algebra
  2. algebraic geometry
  3. analysis
  4. calculus
  5. combinatorics
  6. complex analysis
  7. dynamical systems
  8. functional analysis
  9. game theory
  10. geometry
  11. group theory
  12. Lie groups and Lie algebras The foundation of Lie theory is the exponential map relating Lie algebras to Lie groups which is called the Lie group–Lie algebra correspondence.
  13. Lie theory involves integration of differential equations, transformation groups, and contact of spheres that have come to be called Lie theory. For instance, the latter subject is Lie sphere geometry.
  14. logic
  15. number theory
  16. physics
  17. probability theory
  18. representation theory Representation theory is a branch of mathematics that studies abstract algebraic structures by representing their elements as linear transformations of vector spaces, and studies modules over these abstract algebraic structures.[1] In essence, a representation makes an abstract algebraic object more concrete by describing its elements by matrices and the algebraic operations in terms of matrix addition and matrix multiplication.
  19. set theory
  20. topology