The J-type and the S-type among Mathematicians


MATHEMATICIANS in England and America have been recently intrigued by reports of a lecture delivered by Prof. L. Bieberbach, of the University of Berlin, to the Verein zur Förderung des mathematisch-naturwissenschaftlichen Unterrichts. They have, however, found difficulty in judging the lecture fairly from secondhand reports. It is now possible to form a more reasoned estimate, Prof. Bieberbach having published a considerable extract, under the title “Persönlichkeitsstruktur und mathematisches Schaffen”, in the issue of Forschungen und Fortschritte of June 20.

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HARDY, G. The J-type and the S-type among Mathematicians. Nature 134, 250 (1934).

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