References for Edward Waring

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  1. J F Scott, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830904563.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/635872/Edward-Waring
  3. D Weeks, Meditationes algebraicae, an English translation of the work of Edward Waring (Providence RI, 1991).

Articles:

  1. I G Basmakova, Un problème de la théorie des équations algébriques chez I Newton et E Waring (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 12 (1959), 431-456
  2. P Bhattacharyya and S Sankar, History of Waring's problem, Math. Student 61 (1-4) (1992), 29-53.
  3. M Cantor, Vorlesungen über Geschichte der Mathematik IV (Leipzig, 1908), 92-95.
  4. W P Courtney, Edward Waring, Dictionary of National Biography LIX (London, 1899), 383-385.
  5. L Crawford, Edward Waring, eighteenth century mathematician, Trans. Roy. Soc. South Africa 29 (1942), 69-74.
  6. A W F Edwards, A note on Waring's rule, Historia Math. 18 (2) (1991), 177.
  7. P Holgate, Studies in the history of probability and statistics XLI : Waring and Sylvester on random algebraic equations, Biometrika 73 (1) (1986), 228-231.
  8. I Stewart, The Waring Experience, Nature 323 (October 1986), 674.

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