Viskovatov, Vasilii Ivanovich

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Viskovatov, Vasilii Ivanovich

 

Born Dec. 26, 1779 (Jan. 6, 1780), in St. Petersburg; died there Oct. 8 (20), 1812. Russian mathematician. Member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1803).

Viskovatov taught at military and technical schools. His major works are devoted to analysis and the calculus of variations.

WORKS

“Oprosteishem dokazatel’stve Teilorovoi teoremy.” Umozritel’nye issledovaniia Sankt-Peterburgskoi Akademii Nauk, 1808, vol. 1.
“O sposobe nakhodit’ naibol’shie ili naimen’shie velichiny neopredelennykh integral’nykh formul.” Umozritel’nye issledovaniia Sankt-Peterburgskoi Akademii Nauk, 1810, vol. 2.
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