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Introduction to the Theory of Analytic Functions


A NOTICE of the “Treatise on the Theory of Functions,” by Profs. Harkness and Morley, appeared in NATURE during 1894 (vol. xlix. p. 477). The object of that work, as of Prof. Forsyth's book on the same subject, was to present a complete view of the theory as a whole, and to follow out its various developments as far as space permitted. It would not be correct to regard either of them as written for a student who could be fairly described as a beginner. What Prof. Klein somewhere calls “a certain ripeness of mathematical judgment,” which is just what a beginner does not possess, would be necessary in a reader who, without previous knowledge of the subject, could study such volumes with profit.

Introduction to the Theory of Analytic Functions.

By J. Harkness F. Morley Pp. xv + 336. (London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd., 1898.)

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BURNSIDE, W. Introduction to the Theory of Analytic Functions. Nature 59, 386–387 (1899).

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