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  Jacobi biography
Jacobi's promotion to associate professor on 28 December 1827 was mainly due to the praise heaped on him by Legendre.
The triad of Bessel, Jacobi, and Franz Neumann thus became the nucleus of a revival of mathematics at German universities.
Jacobi was not the first to study the functional determinant which now bears his name, it appears first in a 1815 paper of Cauchy.
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  Carl Gustav Jakob Jacobi Encyclopedia Article @ MrsGermany.com (Mrs Germany)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Jacobi suffered a breakdown from overwork in Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi.
Jacobi is buried at a cemetery in the Kreuzberg section of Berlin, the Friedhof II der Jerusalems- und Neuen Kirchengemeinde (61 Baruther Street).
Jacobi was also the first to apply elliptic functions to Quick Index, for example, proving the 1804 births and pendulum of 1891.
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 Kaliningrad State University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi was born in December 10th, 1804 in Potsdam.
Jacobi was a member of the London Royal Society, a corresponding member of the Madrid and Paris Academies.
Jacobi was one of the scientist who elaborated the theory of elliptic functions, he implemented and studied theta-functions and some other transcendental functions.
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 JACOBI, C.G.J(1804-1851) and DIRICHLET, P.G.L(1805-1859)
Jacobi was born of Jewish parents in Potsdam in 1804 and was educated at the University of Berlin, where he obtained his doctorate in 1825.
Jacobi was always generous in his statements about his great contemporaries in the field of mathematics.
Jacobi was always generous in his staterments about his great contemporararies in the field of mathematics.
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 Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
Jacobi presented a paper concerning iterated functions to the Academy of Sciences in Berlin in 1825.
Jacobi and Euler were kindred spirits in the way they created their mathematics.
One of the prettiest results in the global theory of curves is a theorem of Jacobi published in 1842: "The spherical image of the normal directions along a closed differentiable curve in space divides the unit sphere into regions of equal area".
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 Carl Gustav Jakob Jacobi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (Potsdam December 10, 1804 - Berlin February 18, 1851), was not only a great German mathematician but also considered by many as the most inspiring teacher of his time (Bell, p.
Jacobi wrote the classic treatise (1829) on elliptic functions, of great importance in mathematical physics, because of the need to "integrate second order kinetic energy equations".
Jacobi was also the first mathematician to apply elliptic functions to number theory, for example, proving the polygonal number theorem of Pierre de Fermat.
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Jacobi suffered a breakdown from overwork in 1843.
Jacobi was also the first mathematician to apply elliptic functions to number theory, for example, proving the 2 square and four-square theorems of Pierre de Fermat.
It was in analytical development that Jacobi's peculiar power mainly lay, and he made many important contributions of this kind to other departments of mathematics, as a glance at the long list of papers that were published by him in Crelle's Journal and elsewhere from 1826 onwards will sufficiently indicate.
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Jacobis Begabung für die Mathematik, aber auch für Sprachen, zeigte sich schon früh.
Jacobi zählt mit seinen Untersuchungen zur Differentialgeometrie (Flächen zweiten Grades), zu den partiellen Differentialgleichungen und zur Variationsrechnung als ein Wegbereiter der mathematischen Physik, z.B. in der Hamilton-Jacobi-Theorie der klassischen Mechanik.
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 Jacobi
Carl was the second son of the family, the eldest being Moritz Jacobi who eventually became a famous physicist.
Jacobi's criticism is motivated by a changed evaluation of the role of mathematics in the empirical sciences.
Jacobi made a political speech in the Constitutional Club in Berlin which managed to upset both the monarchists and the republicans.
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 Jacobi, Karl Gustav Jacob   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In 1827 Jacobi became extraordinary professor and in 1829 ordinary professor of mathematics at the University of Königsberg.
Jacobi's De Formatione et Proprietatibus Determinantium (1841; "Concerning the Structure and Properties of Determinants") made pioneering contributions to the theory of determinants.
Jacobi carried out important research in partial differential equations of the first order and applied them to the differential equations of dynamics.
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 PlanetMath: Jacobi's theorem
Jacobi's Theorem Any skew-symmetric matrix of odd order has determinant equal to 0.
According to [1], this theorem was given by Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804-1851) [2] in 1827.
This is version 10 of Jacobi's theorem, born on 2003-04-05, modified 2006-09-13.
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 Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi's WEB Page
A biography of Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804-1851).
Legendre was mentor to both Abel and Jacobi.
Jacobi communicated work in progress to others in seminars.
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 Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
Jacobis Begabung für die Mathematik aber auch für Sprachen zeigte sich früh.
Seit 1844 war Jacobi Mitglied der Akademie der zu Berlin mit dem Recht an der Vorlesungen zu halten.
Jacobi zählt mit seinen Untersuchungen zur Differentialgeometrie (Flächen zweiten Grades) zu den partiellen Differentialgleichungen und zur Variationsrechnung als ein Wegbereiter der mathematischen Physik.
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 AllRefer.com - Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (Mathematics, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi[kArl goos´tAf yA´kOp yAkO´bE] Pronunciation Key, 1804–51, German mathematician.
He was an outstanding teacher and was professor of mathematics at KOnigsberg (1827–42) and lectured at Berlin from 1844.
His brother, Moritz Hermann Jacobi, 1801–74, was a physicist and engineer who was the more famous of the two during their lifetimes.
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Jacobi's father was a banker and his family were prosperous so he received a good education at the University of Berlin.
However Jacobi wrote a long memoir De determinantibus functionalibus in 1841 devoted to the this determinant.
The Jacobi elliptic functions are defined in terms of the integral:
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 Carl Gustav Jakob Jacobi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (Potsdam December 10, 1804 - Berlin February 18, 1851), was not only a great German mathematician but also considered by many as the most inspiring teacher of his time (Bell, p.
In his 1835 paper, Jacobi proved the following: :''If a univariate single-value function is periodic, then the ratio of the periods cannot be a real number, and that such a function cannot have more than two periods.'' Jacobi reduced the general quintic equation to the form, :
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 Jacobian Elliptic Functions
The invention of elliptic functions is shared with C. Jacobi and Abel, who published their investigations around 1827, though Gauss knew many of the results as early as 1809.
Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804-1851) was born in Potsdam, the son of a wealthy Jewish banker.
He was the Jacobi who worked on electric motors, ran an electric boat on the Neva, developed Baron Pavel Schilling's telegraph, invented electrotyping, and enunciated Jacobi's Law of energy transfer (a maximum when source and load impedances are the same).
www.du.edu /~jcalvert/math/jacobi.htm   (2457 words)

  
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Not only an outstanding researcher in mathematics, Jacobi was an exceptionally gifted teacher of mathematics as well — stimulating and influencing an unprecedented number of able students.
Jacobi, next to Cauchy, was the most prolific contributor to determinant theory.
It was with Jacobi that the word “determinant” received final acceptance.
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 Monuments on Mathematicians / Burial-place of C. G. J. Jacobi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Grabstätte von Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi in Berlin-Kreuzberg /
Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi liegt auf dem Dreifaltigkeits-Kirchhof in Berlin-Kreuzberg (Eingang vom Mehringsdamm) begraben.
Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi is buried on the cemetery of the Dreifaltigkeits Church in Berlin-Kreuzberg.
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