Considerations such as these have been used for determining the series of values of the independent variable, and the irrational functions thereof in the theory of Abelian integrals, but the theory seems to be worthy of further investigation.
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liv., 1857) in which he applied the theory developed in his doctor's dissertation to the Abelian functions.
Valuable also are his papers on Abelian transcendents, and his investigations in the theory of numbers, in which latter department he mainly supplements the labours of K.
Riemann's results are contained in the memoirs on " Abelian Integrals," &c. (Crelle, t.