Cremona, Luigi

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Cremona, Luigi


Born Dec. 7, 1830, in Pavia; died June 10, 1903, in Rome. Italian mathematician.

In 1873, Cremona was appointed a professor and director of the Engineering School in Rome. His principal studies were devoted to descriptive geometry, graphic statics, and algebraic geometry. He discovered a class of birational transformations called Cremona transformations.


Opere matematiche, vols. 1–3. Milan, 1914–17.
In Russian translation: Vzaimnye figury v graficheskoi statike. Leningrad-Moscow, 1936.
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