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Online Encyclopedia of Mathematics
posted by Iosephus (7 comments total)
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Edited by Michiel Hazewinkel (CWI, Amsterdam), and originaly published in dead tree form in 2002, now free to browse and poke into.
Seems to have been made available online by Springer-Verlag for 2 years or so, and somehow I missed it all this time until I stumbled on it during a somewhat obscure googling for a calculus question over AskMe. It seems to lack a search functionality, which is a pity.
"The Online Encyclopaedia of Mathematics is the most up-to-date and comprehensive English-language graduate-level reference work in the field of mathematics today. This online edition comprises more than 8,000 entries and illuminates nearly 50,000 notions in mathematics. The Encyclopaedia of Mathematics is updated on a regular basis to remain a quick, precise source of reference to mathematical definitions, concepts, explanations, surveys, examples, terminology and methods, which will prove useful for all mathematicians and other scientists who encounter mathematics in their work. "