7,574 reputation
22353
bio website
location
age
visits member for 3 years, 2 months
seen 4 hours ago

Jan
19
revised Who first introduced the functional definition of symmetry?
added 14 characters in body
Jan
19
reviewed Approve Stack of curves and universal deformations
Jan
13
reviewed Approve Errata database?
Jan
3
answered New research and re-discovering classic results in “basic” real analysis
Jan
2
comment Who first introduced the functional definition of symmetry?
Other reviews, to which I don't seem to have access, may be more positive: (three, four, five, six)...
Jan
2
comment Who first introduced the functional definition of symmetry?
Hon and Goldstein have expanded their thesis into a book which has interesting reviews (one, two): there «their argument that Legendre, the “hero” of their saga, (1) gave a “definition” of “symmetry” which was at once (2) a drastic break with the past and (3) a seminal influence on the future» is hotly contested on all 3 counts.
Jan
2
revised Who first introduced the functional definition of symmetry?
deleted 234 characters in body
Jan
2
reviewed Approve Is it possible for a nontrivial category to have a slice classifier?
Jan
1
comment Who first introduced the functional definition of symmetry?
@BenjaminDickman Thanks. I found the Wulff paper here -- I may be wrong but I'm not finding more about the OP's question in it.
Jan
1
comment Who first introduced the functional definition of symmetry?
@BenjaminDickman Why? I don't notice anything in Rogers that's not already in the above-quoted Hilton (1903)...
Dec
31
revised Who first introduced the functional definition of symmetry?
deleted 7 characters in body
Dec
31
revised Who first introduced the functional definition of symmetry?
added 80 characters in body
Dec
31
revised Who first introduced the functional definition of symmetry?
deleted 476 characters in body
Dec
30
revised Who first introduced the functional definition of symmetry?
added 119 characters in body
Dec
30
revised Who first introduced the functional definition of symmetry?
added 862 characters in body
Dec
29
reviewed Approve ho.history-overview tag wiki excerpt
Dec
29
answered Measurable representations of semi simple Lie groups
Dec
29
reviewed Approve hypercube tag wiki excerpt
Dec
28
reviewed Approve A generalized diagonal?
Dec
27
revised Who first introduced the functional definition of symmetry?
added 708 characters in body