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* [COFF] Cheby[cs]hev (was: Regular Expressions)
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@ 2020-08-10  0:01   ` grog
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From: grog @ 2020-08-10  0:01 UTC (permalink / raw)


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On Monday, 10 August 2020 at  9:53:14 +1000, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> Interesting; I was taught it was "Chebychev", which as second ranking
> doesn't even come close to "Chebyshev"...
>
> Possibly a cultural thing; I went to an Australian university (UNSW).

I don't think so, more like coincidence.  I first came across the name
as "Chebyshev" at the CSIRO in Melbourne.  But the difference in
spelling could be attributed to the person doing the transliteration:
"ch" in French corresponds in sound to "sh" in English.

Greg
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