Tuesday, June 5, 2012

1206.0119 (Mikhail G. Katz et al.)

A Cauchy-Dirac delta function    [PDF]

Mikhail G. Katz, David Tall
The Dirac delta function has solid roots in 19th century work in Fourier analysis and singular integrals by Cauchy and others, anticipating Dirac's discovery by over a century, and illuminating the nature of Cauchy's infinitesimals and his infinitesimal definition of delta.
View original: http://arxiv.org/abs/1206.0119

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