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The Evolution of the Isoperimetric Problem

by Viktor Blåsjö

Year of Award: 2006

Award: Lester R. Ford

Publication Information: The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 112, (2005), pp. 526-566

Summary: Explains the history of the Isoperimetric Problem.

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About the Author: [from The American Mathematical Monthly, (2005)] Viktor Blåsjö recently received his undergraduate degree from Stockholm University. Seeing his work warmly received by the MONTHLY, he feels that perhaps there is a place in this world after all for a humble student who just wants to understand things.


Subject classification(s): Geometry and Topology | Index | Mathematics History
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, October 22, 2008