Arthur Cayley

*Arthur Cayley* (16 August 1821 – 26 January 1895) is one of the principal and most prolific mathematicians of 19-th century, especially in algebra. He also worked on questions in algebraic geometry, graph theory…

Cayley’s 1848 paper on elimination theory contains probably the first serious application of homological algebra, including Koszul complexes. It is reproduced and commented in the book

- I. M. Gelfand, M. M. Kapranov, A. Zelevinsky,
*Discriminants, resultants, and multidimensional determinants*, Birkhäuser 1994, 523 pp.

Related entries to work of Cayley: resultant, hyperdeterminant, Cayley form, weak Cayley table, Cayley-Hamilton theorem

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