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    Question about history of mathematics

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    Has the physicist R.Feynman invented path integrals?
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    Quote Originally Posted by arbolis View Post
    Hi all,
    Has the physicist R.Feynman invented path integrals?
    Hi,

    The answer is here : Intégrale de chemin - Wikipédia
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    I'm confused between path integrals and path integral formulation. So Feynman seems to have invented the latter (Intégrale de chemin) and not the path integral (intégrale curviligne).
    Thanks Moo, that's confusing!
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