This Day In History
This Day In History
Thursday, December 12, 2019

«English mathematician»

George Boole

George Boole
(November 2, 1815 - December 8, 1864)
George Boole was an English mathematician and philosopher. As the inventor of Boolean logic—the basis of modern digital computer logic—Boole is regarded in hindsight as a founder of the field of computer science. Boole said,
English mathematician, mathematician, Boolean logic

Brook Taylor

Brook Taylor
(August 18, 1685 - November 30, 1731)
Brook Taylor was an English mathematician who is best known for Taylor's theorem and the Taylor series.
English mathematician, mathematician

John Dee

John Dee
(July 13, 1527 - March 26, 1609)
John Dee was an English mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, occultist, navigator, imperialist and consultant to Queen Elizabeth I. He devoted much of his life to the study of alchemy, divination and Hermetic philosophy.
English mathematician, mathematician, astronomer, astrologer

Thomas Bayes

Thomas Bayes
(1701-07.04.1761 )
Thomas Bayes was an English mathematician and Presbyterian minister, known for having formulated a specific case of the theorem that bears his name: Bayes' theorem. Bayes never published what would eventually become his most famous accomplishment; his notes were edited and published after his death by Richard Price.
English mathematician, mathematician
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