Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

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German philosopher and mathematician who thought of the universe as consisting of independent monads and who devised a system of the calculus independent of Newton (1646-1716)

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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) made two tries to build a calculating machine before he succeeded in 1673; it could do addition, subtraction, multiplication, and possibly division [33, p.
The research network comprises three research centers of the Hermann von Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren, 11 universities, the Max Planck Institute for Metal Research, the Wissenschaftsgemeinschaft Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, three Fraunhofer Institutes, four companies (Robert Bosch GmbH, Degussa AG, SusTech GmbH, and Merk KG) and the Institute of the Polish Academy of Science in neighboring Warsaw.
Burgard is a recipient of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).
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Stewart contrasts the thinking of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716), the toast of Paris and inventor of calculus, with that of Benedictus Spinoza (1632-77), who lived in The Hague as an outcast with a day job.
Beginning with the 17th-century originators of calculus, Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, and continuing to Henri Lebesgue some 200 years later, the author considers the people who did the most to advance this branch of mathematics.
The paper demands a 10-percent cut in funding for the large state-owned research bodies, including the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Institute.
For his outstanding accomplishments he was honored with numerous awards, including the highest German science award, namely the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Award, and the Lee Hsun Lecture Award of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Also see Leibniz's letter of July 1670 to Hobbes, in Die Philosophischen Schriften von Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, ed.
He had heated run-ins with Robert Hooke over optics, with John Flamsteed, England's Astronomer Royal, over the control of astronomical data, and with the German mathematician gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz over which of them invented calculus (historians say the two men invented calculus independently of one another).
Haass is recipient of the Award of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences, Award of the German Brain League, International Alois Alzheimer Award, Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Award, and the Potamkin Award of the American Academy of Neurology.
Hans-Olaf Henkel, President of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz science association, and Hans W.
Leibniz, Die Philosophischen Schriften von Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, ed.
Leibniz, Die Philosophische Schriften von Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, ed.