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Mathematical Treasure: Darboux’s Theory of Surfaces

Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University)

Leçons sur la théorie général des surfaces et les applications géométrique du calcul infinitésimal [Lessons on the general theory of surfaces and the geometric applications of infinitesimal calculus], published in 1887, was composed of lectures given by Gaston Darboux (1842-1917) at the École Polytechnique in France.

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Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University), "Mathematical Treasure: Darboux’s Theory of Surfaces," Convergence (August 2016)