Date of Award
Master of Arts in Mathematics
In this thesis the author presents a history of non-convergent series which, in the past, played an important role in mathematics. Euler's formula, Stirling's series and Poincare's theory are examined to show the development of asymptotic series, a subdivision of divergent series.
Birca, Alina, "The use of divergent series in history" (2004). Theses Digitization Project. 2591.