Josiah Willard Gibbs

1839 - 1903

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J Willard Gibbs was an American mathematician best-known for the Gibbs effect seen when Fourier-analysing a discontinuous function.
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List of References (25 books/articles)

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Honours awarded to J Willard Gibbs
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LMS Honorary Member1892
Fellow of the Royal Society1897
Royal Society Copley Medal1901
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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. University of Heidelberg (In German)
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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