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Cayley

(ˈkeɪlɪ)
n
1. (Biography) Arthur. 1821–93, British mathematician, who invented matrices
2. (Biography) Sir George. 1773–1857, British engineer and pioneer of aerial navigation. He constructed the first man-carrying glider (1853) and invented the caterpillar tractor
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One of my ideas was a new interpretation of the symbolic method, due to Arthur Cayley and developed by Aronhold (2) and Clebsch (3) [10].
Arthur Cayley; mathematician laureate of the Victorian age.
It wasn't long before Sir Arthur Cayley realised that it would be much harder to prove than anyone thought, outlining the reasons why in a paper that he sent to the Royal Geographical Society in 1879.