# Julian Coolidge

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American mathematician and professor and chairman of the Harvard University Mathematics Department

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(Suggest an Edit or Addition)According to Wikipedia, Julian Lowell Coolidge was an American mathematician, historian, a professor and chairman of the Harvard University Mathematics Department. Biography Born in Brookline, Massachusetts, he graduated from Harvard University and Oxford University.

## Julian Coolidge's Published Works

### Published Works

- Introduction to Mathematical Probability (1925) (305)
- A Treatise on Algebraic Plane Curves (1932) (150)
- A Treatise On The Circle And Sphere (1916) (133)
- A history of geometrical methods (1947) (129)
- The Story of the Binomial Theorem (1949) (73)
- Book Reviews: A History of the Conic Sections and Quadric Surfaces (1946) (41)
- The elements of non-Euclidean geometry (28)
- The Unsatisfactory Story of Curvature (1952) (27)
- The geometry of the complex domain (25)
- The Continuity of the Roots of an Algebraic Equation (1908) (25)
- The mathematics of great amateurs (1950) (24)
- The Gambler's Ruin (1909) (23)
- The Origin of Polar Coordinates (1952) (21)
- Robert Adrain, and the Beginnings of American Mathematics (1926) (18)
- A Historically Interesting Formula for the Area of a Quadrilateral (1939) (15)
- The Rise and Fall of Projective Geometry (1934) (13)
- The Story of Tangents (1951) (12)
- The opportunities for mathematical study in Italy (1904) (11)
- Two Geometrical Applications of the Method of Least Squares (1913) (9)
- The Origin of Analytic Geometry (1936) (7)
- The Number e (1950) (7)
- Congruences and complexes of circles (4)
- The Beginnings of Analytic Geometry in Three Dimensions (1948) (4)
- Book Review: The Elements of Non-Euclidean Plane Geometry and Trigonometry (1917) (4)
- The heroic age of geometry (3)
- On the existence of curves with assigned singularities (1922) (3)
- The Lengths of Curves (1953) (2)
- The geometry of Hermitian forms (2)
- The Fundamental Theorem of Celestial Mechanics (1920) (2)
- A study of the circle cross (1913) (2)
- Systems of Rational Curves (1943) (2)
- Some Circles Associated with Concyclic Points (1910) (2)
- The characteristic numbers of a real algebraic plane curve (1916) (2)
- Three Hundred Years of Mathematics at Harvard (1943) (2)
- The dispersion of observations (1921) (2)
- Algebraic Potential Curves (1926) (2)
- On the Intersection of Two Conics Having a Common Focus (2)
- Analytic systems of central conics in space (1940) (2)
- Some Unsolved Problems in Solid Geometry (1923) (2)
- Differential geometry of the complex plane (1922) (1)
- Criteria for the Simplification of Algebraic Plane Curves. (1928) (1)
- Discussions and Notes (1942) (1)
- The metrical aspect of the line-sphere transformation (1)
- Quadric surfaces in hyperbolic space (1903) (1)
- The meaning of plücker’s equations for a real curve (1915) (1)
- Non-Euclidean Geometry (1901) (1)
- The Gaussian law of error for any number of variables (1922) (1)
- A Simple Proof of Hart's Theorem (1)
- The equilong transformations of space (1908) (1)
- The Circle Nearest to N Given Points, and the Point Nearest to N Given Circles (1919) (1)
- A purely geometric representation of all points in the projective plane (1900) (1)
- Book Review: Synthetic Projective Geometry (1917) (1)
- The Fourth Dimension (1915) (1)
- Introduction to the Theory of Non-Linear Systems of Plane Algebraic Curves (1930) (1)
- A Theorem Concerning Equal Ratios (1908) (1)
- Gilbert's Bombardment Hypothesis (0)
- The Intersections of a Straight Line and Hyperquadric (1917) (0)
- Book Review: The Contents of the Fifth and Sixth Books of Euclid (1902) (0)
- A Simple Geometrical Paradox (1917) (0)
- XV. MATHEMATICS 1870–1928 (1930) (0)
- Book Review: Non-Euclidean Geometry (1901) (0)
- The Teaching of Geometry in Schools (1924) (0)
- Questions, Discussions, and Notes (1937) (0)
- An Introduction to Mathematical Probability.@@@Calcul des Probabilities (1926) (0)
- Book Review: The Elements of Non-Euclidean Geometry (1915) (0)
- A Geometric Paradox (1932) (0)
- Book Review: Projective Geometry (1911) (0)
- A Simple Algebraic Paradox (1914) (0)
- Euclid's Elements (1902) (0)
- Charles Leonard Bouton (1922) (0)
- Severi on Algebraic Geometry (0)
- Beck on Coordinate Geometry (1923) (0)
- Review: Arthur Schulze, The Teaching of Mathematics in Secondary Schools (1913) (0)
- Books received for review (1946) (0)

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