Which Neumann?

The Neumann of Neumann’s principle, or, principle of symmetry is this one and not this (as I thought).

One Response to “Which Neumann?”

  1. gaddeswarup Says:

    I first thought that it must be Carl Neumann of Neumann boundary condition. There are several recent Neumanns including Hannah Neumann, her husband and two of the children; all mathematicians.

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