Reedition of works of Thomas Jan Stieltjes: Investigations on continued fractions. (Introduction by Jean Cassinet). (Réédition de travaux de Thomas Jan Stieltjes: Recherches sur les fractions continues. (Introduction par Jean Cassinet).) (French) Zbl 0862.01038

Shortly before his death, Thomas Jan Stieltjes (1856–1894) conducted significant research into continued fractions. This culminated in his masterwork, Recherches sur les fractions continues [Ann. Fac. Sci. Toulouse 8, J1–J122 (1894); 9, A1–A47 (1895), reviewed in JFM 25.0326.01]. The first 35 pages are reproduced here, preceded by an introduction in which the editor reviews the circumstances of its publication and the assessment of his work by contemporary and modern mathematicians.


01A75 Collected or selected works; reprintings or translations of classics
01A55 History of mathematics in the 19th century
11-03 History of number theory
30-03 History of functions of a complex variable
40-03 History of sequences, series, summability

Biographic References:

Stieltjes, Thomas Jan


JFM 25.0326.01
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