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Siegmund Exner - bibliography

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Biography

Austrian physiologist, born April 5, 1846, Vienna; died February 5, 1926. First name also commonly spelled Sigmund.

Bibliography

  • Leitfaden bei der mikroskopischen Untersuchung thierischer Gewebe.
    1873. Zweite, verbesserte Auflage. Leipzig 1878. VIII + 96 pages.
  • Untersuchungen über die Localisation der Functionen in der Grosshirnrinde des Menschen.
    With Conrad Eckhard (1822-1905). Vienna, W. Braumuller, 1881. 180 pages.
  • Die Physiologie des Fliegens und Schwebens in den bildenden Künsten: Vortrag gehalten im Österreichischen Museum für Kunst und Industrie am 5. Januar 1882.
    Wien: Braumüller, 1882.
  • Die Physiologie der facettierten Augen von Krebsen und Insekten.
    With Conrad Eckhard. Leipzig : F. Deuticke. Vienna, 1891.
    English translation: The Physiology of the Compound Eyes of Insects and Crustaceans: A Study.
    Springer Verlag, February 1989.
  • Entwurf zu einer physiologischen Erklärung der psychischen Erscheinungen.
    Vienna, 1894.
    Also published in the series “Ostwald Klassiker” by O. Breidbach. Harri Deutsch, Thun, Frankfurt am Main, 1999.
    In this work, Sigmund Exner first formulated the concept of a neural network, a concept later used in computer design.
  • Über das „Schweben” der Raubvögel. Archiv für die gesammte Physiologie des Menschen und der Thiere, 1906, 114: 109-142. Reprinted in 2004. Biographical etc.
  • August Hirsch (1817-1894), publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte aller Zeiten und Völker.
    2nd edition. Berlin, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1929.
    First published in 6 volumes 1884-1888. 3rd edition, München 1962.
  • O. Breidbach:
    Bemerkungen zu Exners Physiologie des Fliegens und Schwebens.
    In: O. Breidbach: Natur der Ästhetik - Ästhetik der Natur. Volume 1, pp. 221-223. Springer Verlag Wien, 1997.
  • Deborah R. Coen:
    Vienna in the Age of Uncertainty: Science, Liberalism and Private Life.
    University of Chicago 2007.
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