Vito Volterra


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Volterra, Vito

 

Born, May 3, 1860, in Ancona; died Oct. 11, 1940, in Rome. Italian mathematician.

Volterra was a professor at the universities of Pisa (from 1883), Turin (from 1893), and Rome (from 1900). He was a member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei in Rome. Best known are his works in the field of partial differential equations, the theory of elasticity, integral and integro-differential equations, and functional analysis.

REFERENCES

Miunts, G. M. Integral’nye uravnenīīa. Part I—Lineinye uravneniia Vol’terra. Leningrad-Moscow, 1934. (Contains a bibliography.)
Love, A. Matematicheskaia teoriia uprugosti. Moscow-Leningrad, 1935. (Translated from English; contains a bibliography.)
Krall, G. “Vito Volterra. La matematica e la scienza del suo tempo.” Civilta macchine, 1955, vol. 3, no. 1.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The Tim Easterby-trained Mirrored (7-1) collared long-time leader Vito Volterra at the one-furlong pole before storming four lengths clear for Duran Fentiman in the VW Van Centre (West Yorkshire) Handicap.
Today's racing The main danger could well come from the local yard of Michael Smith whose charge Vito Volterra won here at the Plate meeting having been second at Carlisle two days earlier.
To understand how the phase plane works, we will first consider the predator-prey model defined by Alfred Lotka in 1920 and Vito Volterra in 1926 called the Lotka-Volterra System (as cited in Murray, 2002, p.
Vito Volterra was very brave in leading all the way over a mile two days ago and there is nothing to stop him fending off all comers.
Yesterday's big race was won by the Irish mount Vito Volterra, rode by Adrian Nichols, and those betting on Irish horses enjoyed a successful day with two others romping home.
uk Seaton Delaval Handicap with the gutsy front-runner Vito Volterra.
The other one was a Jewish Italian mathematician who lived in Rome: Vito Volterra.
Tony Culhane and Vito Volterra land The ''Night At The Oscars Christmas parties'' Selling Stakes at Lingfield yesterday PICTURE: Getty Images
One of the first mathematical models to incorporate interactions between predators and prey was proposed in 1925 by the American biophysicist Alfred Lotka and the Italian mathematician Vito Volterra.
Contributors identified only by name discuss the work of women scientists who were encouraged and supported by renowned Italian mathematician, politician, and research organizer Vito Volterra (1860-1940).