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Peano on Wronskians: A Translation - References

Susannah M. Engdahl (Wittenberg University) and Adam E. Parker (Wittenberg University)

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Susannah M. Engdahl (Wittenberg University) and Adam E. Parker (Wittenberg University), "Peano on Wronskians: A Translation - References," Convergence (April 2011), DOI:10.4169/loci003642