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Sophie Germain pp 205-217 | Cite as

Princess of Mathematics

  • Dora MusielakEmail author
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Abstract

The leading number theorists at the turn of the nineteenth century were Legendre and Gauss, and right between these two great men we always find Sophie Germain.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Texas at ArlingtonArlingtonUSA

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