David Rabouin (SPHERE)
La logique des opérations d’après Leibniz
Frédéric Jaeck (SPHERE)
Des opérations aux opérateurs en analyse fonctionnelle
From arithmetic operations to linear operators
Our goal is to understand how in the beginning of the 20th century mathematicians reinterpreted arithmetic operations in order to find a new idea of linear operator. In particular, I will focus on the binary relation — nature of the elements involved, and type of relations — and on linearity.