Scientific biography

Christian Houzel's "The Work of Niels Henrik Abel" is published in the book "The Legacy of Niels Henrik Abel", which contains a series of research papers on subjects related to the work of Niels Henrik Abel, written by some of the foremost specialists in their fields.

The Legacy of Niels Henrik Abel – The Abel Bicentennial, Oslo 2002
Springer-Verlag 2004
(Editors O. A. Laudal and R. Piene)

To read more, please download the pdf version of Christian Houzel's

The Work of Niels Henrik Abel(pdf)


  1. Functional Equations
  2. Integral Transforms and Definite Integrals
  3. Algebraic Equations
  4. Hyperelliptic Integrals
  5. Abel Theorem
  6. Elliptic functions
  7. Development of the Theory of Transformation of Elliptic Functions
  8. Further Development of the Theory of Elliptic Functions and Abelian Integrals
  9. Series
  10. Conclusion