||Caspar Wessel on representing complex numbers (1799)
||Journal articleJournal article
Technical University of Denmark
||In celebration of the bicentenary of the publication of Wessel's
paper on the geometric interpretation of complex numbers it is
decsribed how Wessel used complex numbers to represent directions
in surveying, at least as early as 1787.
||in journal: Newsletter of European Mathematical Society, issue: 33, pages: 13-16, 1999