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  Gaspard Monge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An officer of engineers seeing it wrote to recommend Monge to the commandant of the military school at Mézières, and he was received as a draftsman and pupil in the practical school attached to that institution; the school itself was of too aristocratic a character to allow of his admission to it.
Monge contributed (1770–1790) to the Memoirs of the Academy of Turin, the Mémoires des savantes étrangers of the Academy of Paris, the Mémoires of the same Academy, and the Annales de chimie, various mathematical and physical papers.
Monge's memoir just referred to gives the ordinary differential equation of the curves of curvature, and establishes the general theory in a very satisfactory manner; but the application to the interesting particular case of the ellipsoid was first made by him in a later paper in 1795.
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 Monge array - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
So whenever we pick two rows and two columns of a Monge array and consider the four elements at the intersection points, the sum of the upper-left and lower right elements is less than or equal to the sum of the lower-left and upper-right elements.
Any linear combination of Monge arrays is itself a Monge array.
A square Monge matrix which is also symmetric about its main diagonal is called a Supnick matrix (after Fred Supnick); this kind of matrix has applications to the traveling salesman problem (namely, that the problem admits of easy solutions when the distance matrix can be written as a Supnick matrix).
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 GASPARD MONGE - LoveToKnow Article on GASPARD MONGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Monge contributed (1770-1790) to the Memoirs of the Academy of Turin, the Mmoires des savantes trangers of the Academy of Paris, the Mmoires of the same Academy, and the Annales de chimie, various mathematical and physical papers.
Monge was appointed president of the Egyptian commission, and he resumed his connection with the polytechnic school.
Monges various mathematical papers are to a considerable extent reproduced in the Application de lanatyse a la gometrie (4th ed., last revised by the author, Paris, 1819); the pure text of this is reproduced in the 5th ed.
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 Gaspard Monge (1746 - 1818)
Monge treated them as the locus of those points on the surface at which successive normals intersect, and thus obtained the general differential equation.
Monge eagerly embraced the doctrines of the revolution.
Monge also discussed the question as to whether, if in solving a problem certain subsidiary quantities introduced to facilitate the solution become imaginary, the validity of the solution is thereby impaired, and he shewed that the result would not be affected.
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 Search Results for Monge
Politically Monge was a strong supporter of the Revolution, and his first actions were to show his support by joining various societies supporting the Revolution, but he continued his normal duties as an examiner of naval cadets, and as a major figure in the work of the Academie.
Monge was appointed by the National Convention on 11 March 1794 to the body that was put in place to establish the Ecole Centrale des Travaux Publics (soon to become the Ecole Polytechnique).
Monge had been appointed by the National Convention on 11 March 1794 to the body that was put in place to establish the Ecole Centrale des Travaux Publics (soon to be called the Ecole Polytechnique), and he was appointed to teach a course in descriptive geometry on 9 November 1794.
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 The Hindu : Gaspard Monge: Founder of descriptive geometry
GASPARD MONGE was born on May 10, 1746 at Beaune, France, the son of an astute knife-grinder.
Monge worked in different capacities: Professor in the Military School at Mezieres (1765-80), Institute for Hydraulics, Louvre (1780-83), Examiner for candidates in the Navy (1783-89), Minister of the Navy (1792- 93), Director of the newly founded Ecole Polytechnique, Paris (from 1795).
Monge was sworn not to divulge the above method and for 15 years, it was a jealously guarded military secret.
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Condorcet must have been impressed with the depth of the mathematics that Monge showed him, for he recommended that he present memoirs to the Académie des Sciences in each of the four areas of mathematics in which he was undertaking research.
Politically Monge was a strong supporter of the Revolution, and his first actions were to show his support by joining various societies supporting the Revolution, but he continued his normal duties as an examiner of naval cadets, and as a major figure in the work of the Académie.
Monge accepted with pleasure, although his republican views should have meant that he was opposed to the military dictatorship imposed by Napoleon on France.
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 Richard Monge - A Profile of the Artist
Richard Monge was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, in 1970.
Monge's repository of data evolves from the heterogeneous nature of the contemporary experience, addressing the challenges of the inadequacy of figuration and what it means to be an artist in today's rapidly changing world.
Monge's range of imagery deals fundamentally with the subject matter of identity (ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, childhood, class), shaped by an individual perspective.
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 Monge's Procedure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Gaspard Monge, comte de Péluse (1746-1818) was a mathematician in the golden age of French mathematics, and a founder of the Ecole Polytechnique, the first modern engineering college.
Monge revived this science, extending it to the solution of many types of problems, and showing how it gives a complete solution of the problem.
We have shown the essential parts of Monge's Procedure, which are the selection of folding lines, and the measurement of equal distances in alternate views, by which any questions of size, shape, or orientation can be solved.
www.du.edu /~jcalvert/tech/monge.htm   (580 words)

 joel donnet News 111
In those fateful minutes, all the measuring devices of "Monge", the biggest vessel of the French navy after its carrier, were at full capacity to record the maximum amount of data concerning those test flights of -unarmed- ballistic missiles.
This is where the five radars of "Monge" and her other devices are put into action, particularly to measure the "signature of the ballistic cortege" (the nuclear heads and the chaffs), altogether some 15 trajectories in order to verify their stealthiness and impact precision.
"Monge" (which name comes from the great mathematician Gaspard Monge, the father of descriptive geometry, a brief Navy minister during the French Revolution and one of the founders of Polytechnique school) had left its home port of Brest a few weeks before and made a port call in Madeira.
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 Monge, Gaspard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Monge was born in Beaune, Burgundy, and studied at the Collège de la Trinité in Lyon.
Monge also went with Napoleon on expeditions to the Suez region and Syria in 1799.
Monge asserted the autonomy of analytical geometry as a separate branch of mathematics.
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 USC Annenberg: Peter R. Monge
Monge, P. R., and Matei, S. The role of the global telecommunications network in bridging economic and political divides, 1989 to 1999.
Monge, P.R.  (1980).  Organizational communication:  Issues and priorities for the 1980's.  In G.M. Goldhaber and O. Wiio (Eds.), Proceedings of organizational communication conference.  Department of Communication, State University of New York at Buffalo.
Monge, P.R., and Kalman, M.  (1996).  Sequentiality, simultaneity, and synchronicity in human communication.   In J. Watt and A. Van Lear (Eds.), Cycles and dynamic patterns in communication processes  (Pp.
www.usc.edu /schools/annenberg/c/faculty/monge/publications.html   (1693 words)

 PUERTO RICO HERALD: José Trías Monge, 83, Puerto Rico Chief Justice, Dies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Trías Monge was in effect constitutional adviser to Gov. Luis Muñoz Marín, leader of the Popular Democratic Party, as well as one of the most influential members of the constituent assembly that drafted the Constitution, which took effect in 1952.
Trías Monge surprised many people with "Puerto Rico: The Trials of the Oldest Colony in the World" (Yale University Press), in which he appeared to negate much of his life's work by accusing the United States of keeping Puerto Rico in colonial bondage.
Trías Monge was born on May 5, 1920, in San Juan, P.R. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico before going to Harvard, where he received master's and law degrees, and then Yale, where his doctorate thesis was on judicial reform in Puerto Rico.
www.puertorico-herald.org /issues/2003/vol7n26/JTMonge-en.shtml   (850 words)

 CATALYST, March 2003: Liz Monge: Preventive medicine
Liz Monge, the daughter of immigrants from Mexico and Costa Rica, became a college counselor to prevent young people from having experiences like hers.
Monge grew confident enough to run for and win a student government seat, and she set her sights on studying communications.
Though few Latino students were enrolled at Whitney Young in her day, Monge says most other Latinos were placed in business classes at Whitney Young and she suspects staff simply had lower expectations for them.
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 In re Marriage of Monge
In 1971, appellant Carolyn Janell Monge, who is now known as Carolyn Janell Gerig (hereafter Gerig), obtained a final judgment of dissolution of marriage from respondent Raymond Joseph Monge (hereafter Monge).
Monge relies on In re Horton (1991) 54 Cal.3d 82, which held that under the doctrine of tantamount stipulation, the requisite stipulation may be furnished by the conduct of the parties.
According to Monge, Gerig' s conduct in allowing the matter to be heard by the commissioner amounted to a tantamount stipulation.
www.law.com /regionals/ca/opinions/nov/c036831.shtml   (1266 words)

 Monge, Crouch & Mahoney, Inc. - About Us
Monge, Crouch, and Mahoney was founded in 1952 as a multiple lines insurance agency.
They represent some of the leading compainies in the nation, which are rated A+ and known for their exellence in the insurance industry, providing both competitive rates and financial stability.
The staff at Monge, Crouch, and Mahoney are comitted to the goal of providing unsurpassed service for each client.
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 Monge & Contractor: Emergence of Communication Networks
Monge and Eisenberg (1987) argued that asking people to provide their interpretations of one or more significant communication messages, events, or artifacts could create semantic networks.
In a study of a high-technology firm, a library, and a hospital, Contractor, Eisenberg, and Monge (1997) examined the semantic networks representing the extent to which employees shared interpretations of their organizations’ missions.
Early studies (e.g., Brass, 1981; Eisenberg, Monge, and Miller, 1984; Roberts and O’Reilly, 1979) reported contradictory and inconsistent findings about the extent to which individuals who were well connected, integrated, or central in their communication networks were more likely to be satisfied and committed to their organizations.
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 Sid Monge Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Sid Monge was born on Wednesday, April 11, 1951, in Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico.
Monge was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 12, 1975, with the California Angels.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Sid Monge baseball stats page.
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 Monge, Crouch & Mahoney, Inc. - Agents & Staff
Paula joined Monge, Crouch, and Mahoney, Inc in September, 1997, where she is currently a Customer Service Agent in the commercial lines department.
Jill is licensed Customer Service Agent for Monge, Crouch and Mahoney, Inc. and takes great pride in providing outstanding service to her personal lines clients.
Alice began her employment with Monge, Crouch and Mahoney, Inc. in May of 2004.
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 Monge Family Crest
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: François Monge, who was living in New Orleans in 1724; Jean Monger, who arrived in Louisiana in 1752; Jacques Mongin, who arrived in Louisiana in 1757.
In continental Europe, the most ancient recorded family crest was discovered upon the monumental effigy of a Count of Wasserburg in the church of St. Emeran, at Ratisobon, Germany...
In the Monge coat of arms as in all coat of arms the crest is only one element of the full armorial achievement.
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 USC Annenberg: Peter R. Monge
University of South Florida.  Monge, P.R., and Miller, K.I.  Alternative  conceptualizations and analytic techniques for the study of communication processes.  April 1983.
IAMCR/ICA Conference on the Digital Divide.  Monge, P.R., and Matei, S.  The Impact of globalization on the Digital Divide.  Austin, TX, November 2001.
National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council.  Contractor, N.S., and Monge, P.R.  Adversarial networks.  Paper presented at the conference on Dynamic Social Network Modeling and Analysis.  Washington, DC, November 2002.
www.usc.edu /schools/annenberg/c/faculty/monge/conferences.html   (552 words)

 Monge's Theorm and Desargues' Theorem, Identified
Monge's theorem says that for three disjoint circles of unequal radii, with no one contained in any other, the pairs of external tangents meet in three points that are collinear.
The theorem of Monge generalizes to quadruples of spheres, in the sense that the lines of intersection of externally tangent planes will all lie in the same plane.
If we take any pair of non-nested spheres of different radii, then there is a unique center of dilatation from which it is possible to scale on sphere into the other.
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 Monge & d'Alembert Theorem I- Dynamic Geometry. Antonio Gutierrez
Monge and d'Alembert Three Circles Theorem I: Given three disjoint circles A, B and C of unequal radii situated entirely in each other's exterior.
Then the common external tangents taken in pairs, meet in three points X, Y and Z which lie on a line.
See also: Monge and d'Alembert Three Circles Theorem II - Dynamic Geometry.
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 Math5337: Monge's Theorem, Table of Contents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
An Investigation of Monge's Theorem Using the Geometer's Sketchpad
The following module is designed to explore Monge's Theorem using Geometer's Sketchpad.
It is a portion of the course Technology in the Geometry Classroom, developed and taught at the Geometry Center.
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 Monge, Gaspard, comte de Péluse on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
MONGE, GASPARD, COMTE DE PÉLUSE [Monge, Gaspard, comte de Péluse], 1746-1818, French mathematician, physicist, and public official.
He was distinguished for his geometrical research, which laid the foundations of modern descriptive geometry, a field essential to mechanical drawing and architectural drawing.
Pictures and Maps for: Monge, Gaspard, comte de Péluse
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 Apartment rue Monge - Paris for the Family!
This is especially daunting when you travel with family and friends, needing two, three, or more rooms.
Centrally located in the Left Bank's Latin Quarter, this three-bedroom, two-bath apartment sleeps up to 7 adults and is perfect for a family or even two couples and their children.
Our rue Monge apartment is available for rentals of as short as a week and as long as three months.
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 Apartment Gaspard Monge - Paris, France
The apartment is 30 square meters and is located on the 6th floor.
The apartment is furnished with chest, glass cabinet, armchair, small tables, chairs and a dining table for 4 people.
The apartment can be booked together with apartment Gaspard Monge (if available for your dates) on the 5th floor in the same building to sleep 6 persons.
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 Mathematics Magazine: April 2003
We then focus on a particular discovery of Monge: the Monge point of the tetrahedron.
After defining the Monge point and proving it exits, we explore its relationship to other important points in the tetrahedron.
Toward the end of the paper we go a bit beyond the work of Monge, considering the Monge point in a special-case tetrahedron and concluding with a theorem by Mannheim.
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