Bernoulli Numbers: from Ada Lovelace to the Debye Functions

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Sparavigna , Amelia Carolina;
(2016)
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Subject: Debye Functions | [ PHYS ] Physics [physics] | [PHYS.COND]Physics [physics]/Condensed Matter [cond-mat] | [PHYS]Physics [physics] | Debye specific heat | [ PHYS.COND ] Physics [physics]/Condensed Matter [cond-mat] | History of Physics | Ada Lovelace
    arxiv: Physics::History of Physics

Jacob Bernoulli owes his fame for the numerous contributions to calculus and for his discoveries in the field of probability. Here we will discuss one of his contributions to the theory of numbers, the Bernoulli numbers. They were proposed as a case study by Ada Lovelac... View more
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