References for: Elliptic functions and integrals


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  1. R Ayoub, The lemniscate and Fagnano's contributions to elliptic integrals, Archive for History of Exact Sciences 29 (2) (1984), 131-149.
  2. R Cooke, Elliptic integrals and functions, in I Grattan-Guinness (ed.), Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences (London, 1994), 529-539.
  3. R Fricke, Elliptische Funktionen, in Encyklopädie der mathematischen Wissenchaften 2 (3) (1913), 177-348.
  4. R M Porter, Historical development of the elliptic integral (Spanish), Congress of the Mexican Mathematical Society (Mexico City, 1989), 133-156.
  5. M Rosen, Abel's theorem on the lemniscate, Amer. Math. Monthly 88 (1981), 387-395.
  6. E I Slavutin, Euler's works on elliptic integrals (Russian), History and methodology of the natural sciences XIV: Mathematics (Moscow, 1973), 181-189.
  7. L A Sorokina, Legendre's works on the theory of elliptic integrals (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 27 (1983), 163-178.
  8. J Stillwell, Mathematics and history (New York, Berlin, Heidelberg, 1989), 152-167.

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