Definition of Hermann Minkowski

1. Noun. German mathematician (born in Russia) who suggested the concept of four-dimensional space-time (1864-1909).

Exact synonyms: Minkowski
Generic synonyms: Mathematician



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hermann Minkowski

Herlitz syndrome
Herm
Herman
Herman Hollerith
Herman Melville
Herman Northrop Frye
Herman Wouk
Hermann
Hermann's fixative
Hermann Goering
Hermann Goring
Hermann Hesse
Hermann Joseph Muller
Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz
Hermann Maurice Saxe
Hermann Minkowski (current term)
Hermann Snellen
Hermann Wilhelm Goring
Hermann von Helmholtz
Hermannia
Hermannia verticillata
Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome
Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome type VI
Hermaphroditus
Hermes
Hermian
Hermione
Hermissenda
Hermitian

Literary usage of Hermann Minkowski

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1. Mathematische Annalen by Carl Neumann, Otto Blumenthal, Bartel Leendert Waerden, Adolph Mayer, David Hilbert, Alfred Clebsch, Albert Einstein, Constantin Carath�eodory, Erich Hecke, Felix Klein, Heinrich Behnke (1903)
"Von Hermann Minkowski in Göttingen. Für die konvexen Körper gibt es einen elementaren Weg, um den Begriff der Oberfläche aus dem einfacheren Begriffe des ..."

2. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1921)
"Before attacking this a word or two concerning certain profound thoughts of Hermann Minkowski, the most brilliant of recent analysts. ..."

3. The Philosophy of Humanism and of Other Subjects by Richard Burdon Haldane Haldane (1922)
"There is another name, too, as closely associated with the principle as that of any of the others, and this is the name of Hermann Minkowski. ..."

4. A History of Mathematics by Florian Cajori (1919)
"H. Minkowski considers the group belonging to the differential equation for the propagation of waves of light. Hermann Minkowski (1864-1909), ..."

5. Relativity and the Universe: A Popular Introduction Into Einstein's Theory by Harry Schmidt, Karl Wichmann (1922)
"Starting from the recognition of this fact, the German mathematician Hermann Minkowski felt constrained to introduce a fundamental change in the generally ..."

6. Mathematische Annalenby Carl Neumann, Otto Blumenthal, Bartel Leendert Waerden, Adolph Mayer, David Hilbert, Alfred Clebsch, Albert Einstein, Constantin Carath�eodory, Erich Hecke, Felix Klein, Heinrich Behnke by Carl Neumann, Otto Blumenthal, Bartel Leendert Waerden, Adolph Mayer, David Hilbert, Alfred Clebsch, Albert Einstein, Constantin Carath�eodory, Erich Hecke, Felix Klein, Heinrich Behnke (1908)
"Verlag von BG Teubner in Leipzig und Berlin. Diophantische Approximationen. Eine Einführung in die Zahlentheorie. Von Hermann Minkowski. o. ..."

7. Real Analysis by Andrew M. Bruckner, Judith B. Bruckner, Brian S. Thomson (1997)
"The Minkowski Metrics On the set IR™, a variety of natural metrics were introduced by Hermann Minkowski (1864-1909) in a study having applications in number ..."

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