Emmy Noether Research Paper

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Karen Tootle MAT 671 Mathematician Mini Bio (11-15) Algebra Mathematicians Emmy Noether Emmy Noether was born March 23, 1882 in Germany and died April 14, 1935 in Pennsylvania. A German algebraist, she was the oldest of four children. Her father was a mathematician and university professor. She was the typical young girl, enjoying cooking, sewing, and going to dances. After school, she received certification to teach French and English at a girl’s school, but decided to pursue her studies in mathematics instead. In 1900, Emmy was admitted to Gottingen, but would have to audit classes due to the fact that women were not allowed to enroll as true students. In 1904, she transferred to her father’s university of employment, the University…show more content…
She worked with abstract concepts and made them easier for others to understand. In her lifetime, Emmy broke down many barriers for women in the field of math. She died in 1935 from a postoperative infection after surgery to remove a uterine tumor. Bruno, L. C., & Baker, L. W. (1999). Math and mathematicians: The history of math discoveries around the world. Detroit, MI: U X L. Noether. (n.d.). Retrieved June 13, 2016, from http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Noether.html Euclid - Hellenistic Mathematics - The Story of Mathematics. (n.d.). Retrieved June 12, 2016, from http://www.storyofmathematics.com/hellenistic_euclid.html Alan Turing Alan Turing was born June 23, 1912 in England and died June 7, 1954. He was an English algebraist and logician. His father was an official for the British government and traveled, so Alan was raised by relatives most of the time. Early on in school, Turing struggled and was not considered an ideal student. He was accepted into King’s College in 1931 where he continued to study mathematics. In 1936 he won the Smith’s Prize in math for a paper on probability theory. He also began study at Princeton where he researched Boolean algebra and binary…show more content…
He was taught by his mother until the age of 12. His father was prominent in the community and was mayor. On July 14, 1789, the storming of the Bastille caused great upheaval in France. A reign of terror followed until Napoleon’s rise to power and eventual abdication. During this time, Galois was in school. In 1823, he enrolled at the Lycee of Louis-le-Grand. He was asked to repeat his third year due to substandard work. After taking his frist math class in 1827, he became consumed by mathematics. He was criticized for being bizarre and original and continually got in trouble in school. Galois published many papers on topics including continued fractions and algebraic solutions of equations. His papers led to the development of group theory, and he is famed with coining the term “group”. He also proved that fifth-degree polynomial equations using radicals are insolvable. While Abel was also credited with the feat, both mathematicians are given

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