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Fourier

, Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph 1768-1830.
French mathematician and physicist who formulated a method for analyzing periodic functions and studied the conduction of heat.

Fourier

(ˈfʊərɪˌeɪ; French furje)
n
1. (Biography) (François Marie) Charles (ʃarl). 1772–1837, French social reformer: propounded a system of cooperatives known as Fourierism, esp in his work Le Nouveau monde industriel (1829–30)
2. (Biography) Jean Baptiste Joseph (ʒɑ̃ batist ʒozɛf). 1768–1830, French mathematician, Egyptologist, and administrator, noted particularly for his research on the theory of heat and the method of analysis named after him

Fou•rier

(ˈfʊər iˌeɪ, -i ər)

n.
1. François Marie Charles, 1772–1837, French socialist and reformer.
2. Jean Baptiste Joseph, 1768–1830, French mathematician and physicist.
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2.Fourier - French sociologist and reformer who hoped to achieve universal harmony by reorganizing society (1772-1837)Fourier - French sociologist and reformer who hoped to achieve universal harmony by reorganizing society (1772-1837)
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Though neither by temperament nor conviction a revolutionist, Dostoevsky was one of a little group of young men who met together to read Fourier and Proudhon.
The Socialist and Communist systems properly so called, those of Saint-Simon, Fourier, Owen and others, spring into existence in the early undeveloped period, described above, of the struggle between proletariat and bourgeoisie (see Section 1.
"Formerly," replied Barbicane, "it was greatly exagerated; but now, after the calculations of Fourier, of the French Academy of Science, it is not supposed to exceed 60@ Centigrade below zero."
" It appears to me," said the daguerreotypist, smiling, "that Uncle Venner has the principles of Fourier at the bottom of his wisdom; only they have not quite so much distinctness in his mind as in that of the systematizing Frenchman."
If it prove a mind of uncommon activity and power, a Locke, a Lavoisier, a Hutton, a Bentham, a Fourier, it imposes its classification on other men, and lo!
Simon, of Fourier, and of Owen, three communities have already been formed in Massachusetts on kindred plans, and many more in the country at large.
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In Nathaniel Hawthorne and His Wife, Julian Hawthorne includes letters that Sophia Hawthorne and her mother, Elizabeth Peabody, wrote each other in the spring of 1845 concerning a subject "often discussed in the book- room": Charles Fourier's Utopian social theory (268).
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Fourier and Fourier-Stieltjes Algebras on Locally Compact Groups
The main idea of GS algorithm is to use the intensity of the spatial domain and the Fourier domain to recover the phase of the optical field.
The quaternion Fourier transform (QFT) is an extension of the classical two-dimensional Fourier transform (FT) [1-4] in the framework of quaternion algebra.