Macfarlane, Alexander, 1851-1913

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Birth 1851-04-21
Death 1913-08-28

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Alexander Macfarlane (1851-1913), a Scottish-born professor of mathematics and physics, was a faculty member of the Department of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin from 1885-1894. He later went on to teach at Lehigh University from 1895 to 1908, where wrote a number of works on quaterions, vector analysis, and British mathematicians.

From the guide to the Alexander Macfarlane Collection, 2006-183., 1900-2006, (Archives of American Mathematics, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the description of Macfarlane, Alexander, collection, 1900-2006. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 73829178

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  • Quaterions
  • Vector analysis
  • Vector spaces

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