References for Matthew O'Brien


  1. A D D Craik, Mr Hopkins' Men: Cambridge Reform and British Mathematics in the 19th Century (Springer Verlag, New York, 2008).
  2. M J Crowe, A History of Vector Analysis: The Evolution of the Idea of a Vectorial System (University of Notre Dame Press, 1967).


  3. C Hayes, Matthew O'Brien, in James McGuire and James Quinn (eds.), Dictionary of Irish Biography 7 (Royal Irish Academy and Cambridge University Press, 2009), 63.
  4. P Lynch, Matthew O'Brien: An inventor of vectorial analysis, Irish Math. Soc. Bull. 74 (2014), 81-88.
  5. C Platts, Matthew O'Brien, in Dictionary of National Biography 14 (Oxford University Press, 1917), 764.
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  6. G C Smith, M O'Brien and vectorial mathematics, Historia Mathematica 9 (1982), 172-190.
  7. G C Smith, O'Brien, Matthew (1814-1855), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press, 2004).
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