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  • POINCARÉ (H.) — Considéré comme le plus grand mathématicien de son temps, Henri Poincaré est l’un des derniers représentants de cette science à en avoir eu une totale maîtrise dans l’ensemble des domaines, y compris dans ses applications en astronomie et en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • POINCARÉ (R.) — POINCARÉ RAYMOND (1860 1934) Issu d’un milieu bourgeois et intellectuel, Raymond Poincaré est élu conseiller général, puis député du département de la Meuse en 1887. Au Parlement, il est très rapidement un des hommes dont l’autorité égale la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Poincaré conjecture — In mathematics, the Poincaré conjecture (French, pronounced|pwɛ̃kaʀe) [cite encyclopedia | encyclopedia=The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language | title=Poincaré, Jules Henri | url=http://www.bartleby.com/61/3/P0400300.html |… …   Wikipedia

  • Poincaré, Henri — ▪ French mathematician in full  Jules Henri Poincaré  born April 29, 1854, Nancy, France died July 17, 1912, Paris  French mathematician, one of the greatest mathematicians and mathematical physicists at the end of 19th century. He made a series… …   Universalium

  • Poincaré–Birkhoff–Witt theorem — In the theory of Lie algebras, the Poincaré–Birkhoff–Witt theorem (Poincaré (1900), G. D. Birkhoff (1937), Witt (1937); frequently contracted to PBW theorem) is a result giving an explicit description of the universal enveloping algebra of a Lie… …   Wikipedia

  • POINCARÉ H — FRANCE (see also List of Individuals) 29.4.1854 Nancy/F 17.7.1912 Paris/F Henri Poincaré graduated from Ecole Polytechnique first and then from Ecole Normale Supérieure to submit a PhD thesis in 1879. He then started lecturing at Faculté des… …   Hydraulicians in Europe 1800-2000

  • POINCARÉ N — FRANCE (see also List of Individuals) 13.2.1825 Nancy/F 19.6.1911 Revigny Ornain/F Nicolas Antoni Poincaré graduated from Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées in 1847 after having completed Ecole Polytechnique. From 1856 he was stationed at the… …   Hydraulicians in Europe 1800-2000

  • Poincaré , (Jules) Henri — (1854–1912) French mathematician and philosopher of science Poincaré was born at Nancy in eastern France and studied at the Ecole Polytechnique and the School of Mines. At first he had intended to become an engineer, but fortunately his… …   Scientists

  • Poincaré, Jules Henri — (1854–1912) French mathematician and philosopher. Poincaré s main philosophical interest lay in the formal and logical character of theories in the physical sciences. He is especially remembered for the discussion of the scientific status of… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Poincaré disk model — Poincaré disc model of great rhombitruncated {3,7} tiling …   Wikipedia

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