[FOM] hilbert's proof

Robert Knighten RLK at knighten.org
Sun Mar 7 23:17:27 EST 2010

addamo at wp.pl writes:
 > What was an essence of the "totally new method" by which Hilbert could 
 > prove his the existence of a finite basis for the invariant forms?
 > with reagards, adam 

It was non-constructive.  There is a reasonable brief discussion of this on
Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Hilbert#The_finiteness_theorem

-- Bob

Robert L. Knighten
RLK at SPOOFknighten.org

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