William Rowan Hamilton

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Noun1.William Rowan Hamilton - Irish mathematician (1806-1865)
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LOOKING BACK TO HIS YOUTH, WILLIAM ROWAN HAMILTON WROTE IN 1847 to his friend and fellow astronomer, mathematician, and poet John Herschel that "it would really seem to have been at one time a toss-up, whether I should turn out a rhymer or an analyst [i.
This is called a Hamiltonian circuit after the Irish mathematician Sir William Rowan Hamilton, and sometimes, is referred to as the "traveling salesman's problem".
The silver coin was launched in honour of one of Ireland's greatest scientists, William Rowan Hamilton.