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Niels Erik Nørlund

Niels Erik Nørlund

Mathematician, astronomer
Niels Erik Nørlund
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Intro Mathematician, astronomer
Was Mathematician Astronomer Educator
From Denmark
Type Academia Mathematics Science
Gender male
Birth 26 October 1885, Slagelse
Death 4 July 1981, Copenhagen (aged 95 years)
Star sign Scorpio
Father: Alfred Christian Nørlund
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Niels Erik Nørlund ForMemRS (26 October 1885, in Slagelse – 4 July 1981, in Copenhagen) was a Danish mathematician.
His book Vorlesungen über Differenzenrechnung (1924, reprinted 1954) was the first book on complex function solutions of difference equations. His doctoral students include Georg Rasch.

Selected works

  • Vorlesungen über Differenzenrechnung. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. 1924. 
  • with René Lagrange as editor: Leçons sur les équations linéaires aux différences finies. Paris: Gauthier-Villars. 1929. 
  • Vermessungsarbeiten in Grönland, Island und Dänemark. Darmstadt. 1939. 
  • "The logarithmic solutions of the hypergeometric equation". K. Dan. Vidensk. Selsk. Mat. Fys. Skr. 5: 1–58. 1963. 

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