Michèle Audin, "Fatou, Julia, Montel: The Great Prize of Mathematical Sciences of 1918, and Beyond"
Published: 2011-01-31 | ISBN: 3642178537 | PDF | 340 pages | 4 MB
How did Pierre Fatou and Gaston Julia create what we now call Complex Dynamics, in the context of the early twentieth century and especially of the First World War? The book is based partly on new, unpublished sources. Who were Pierre Fatou, Gaston Julia, Paul Montel? New biographical information is given on the little known mathematician that was Pierre Fatou.