STURM , JACQUES
See also:FRANCOIS (1803-1855), French mathematician, of German extraction, was
See also:born at
See also:Geneva on the 29th of
See also:September 1803 . Originally tutor to the son of Mme de
See also:Stael, he resolved, with his schoolfellow Colladon, to try his
See also:fortune in
See also:Paris, and obtained employment on the Bulletin universel . In 1829 he discovered the theorem, regarding the determination of the number of real roots of a numerical equation included between given limits, which bears his name (see EQUATION, V.), and in the following
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See also:professor of
See also:mathematics at the
See also:Rollin . He was chosen a member of the Academie
See also:des Sciences in 1836, became " repetiteur " in 1838, and in 184o professor in the 1 cote Polytechnique, and finally succeeded S . D .
See also:Poisson in the
See also:chair of
See also:mechanics in the Faculte des Sciences at Paris .
RUSSELL STURGIS (r836-1909)
JACOB STURM VON STURMECK (1489-1553)
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