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Mathematical Treasure: William Clifford on Graph Theory

Author(s): 
Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University)

William Kingdon Clifford’s Mathematical fragments, being facsimiles of his unfinished papers relating to the theory of graphs (1881), published a few years after his death, is a pioneering work in graph theory.

Title page of Mathematical Fragments by William Clifford, 1881

The first few pages of the work are shown below:

Facsimile of handwritten manuscript from Mathematical Fragments by William Clifford, 1881

A second facsimile of handwritten manuscript from Mathematical Fragments by William Clifford, 1881

A third facsimile of handwritten manuscript from Mathematical Fragments by William Clifford, 1881

The full work can be viewed courtesy of the University of Bordeaux, Library of Science and Technology, through BabordNum.

Index to Mathematical Treasures

Frank J. Swetz (The Pennsylvania State University), "Mathematical Treasure: William Clifford on Graph Theory," Convergence (January 2020)

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