Earliest Uses of Various Mathematical Symbols
Web page by Jeff Miller
In collections: History, Notation and conventions
These pages show the names of the individuals who first used various common mathematical symbols, and the dates the symbols first appeared. The most important written source is the definitive A History of Mathematical Notations by...
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A big list of unlikely or surprising Turing-complete systems: gwern.net/Turing-complete, via metafilter.com/183095/On-havin

My favorite: SVG is Turing-complete because it can be used to (slowly) simulate Rule 110 (and one hopes the weird boundary conditions needed to make Rule 110 Turing complete): github.com/tom-p-reichel/svg-i

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So apparently the only implementations of Bessel functions of cmplex argument in C++ are the ones in boost libs, a wrapped Fortran lib and finally the ones implemented in C++17.

I guess I'll just write my own then, since I only need \(J_1\)


A Mastodon instance for maths people. The kind of people who make \(\pi z^2 \times a\) jokes. Use \( and \) for inline LaTeX, and \[ and \] for display mode.