Schwarz, Hermann Amandus

Schwarz, Hermann Amandus

 

Born Jan. 25, 1843, in Hermsdorf; died Nov. 30, 1921, in Berlin. German mathematician. Member of the Berlin Academy of Sciences (1893).

Schwarz’ early works were devoted to the study of minimal surfaces. He obtained important results in the theory of conformal mappings. Schwarz proposed a solution of the Dirichlet problem for arbitrary bounding curves.

WORKS

Geseammelte mathematische Abhandlungen, vols. 1–2. Berlin, 1890.

REFERENCE

Mises, R. von. “Hermann Amandus Schwarz.” Zeitschrift für angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik, 1921, vol. 1, p. 494.
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