nLab Bartel Leendert van der Waerden

Selected works

Bartel Leendert van der Waerden was a mathematician at the universities of Groningen, Leipzig, and Z├╝rich.

He got his PhD degree in 1926 at the University of Amsterdam, advised by Hendrick de Vries.

Selected works

  • Moderne Algebra. Teil I, Die Grundlehren der mathematischen Wissenschaften, vol. 33, Berlin, New York: Springer-Verlag, 1930, ISBN 978-3-540-56799-8

  • Moderne Algebra. Teil II, Die Grundlehren der mathematischen Wissenschaften, vol. 34, Springer-Verlag, 1931, ISBN 978-3-540-56801-8

Based on lectures by Emil Artin and Emmy Noether, it was the first textbook using the modern approach to algebra.

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