David Wilkins
Assistant Professor, Pure & Applied Mathematics

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Wilkins, D.R, William Rowan Hamilton: Mathematical genius, Physics World, 18, (8), 2005, p33-36 Journal Article, 2005

Wilkins, D.R, A problem-centred approach to the history of mathematics, Contemporary Physics, 45, (6), 2004, p515-517 Journal Article, 2004

Ó Dúnlaing, C., Watt, C., Wilkins, D., Homeomorphism of 2-complexes is equivalent to graph isomorphism, International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications, 10, (5), 2000, p453-476 Journal Article, 2000

Wilkins, D.R., Infinite-dimensional homogeneous manifolds, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy. Section A, 94, (1), 1994, p105 - 118 Journal Article, 1994

Wilkins, D.R., On the smoothness of solutions of quasilinear elliptic equations, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy. Section A, 93, (2), 1993, p145 - 153 Journal Article, 1993

Wilkins, David R., Homogeneous vector bundles and Cowen-Douglas operators, International Journal of Mathematics, 4, (3), 1993, p503 - 520 Journal Article, 1993

Wilkins, D.R. , Operators, Fuchsian groups, and automorphic bundles, Mathematische Annalen , 290, (1), 1991, p405-424 Journal Article, 1991

Wilkins, D.R., On the length of loops generating holonomy groups, Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society, 23, (4), 1991, p372 - 374 Journal Article, 1991

Wilkins, D.R., The Grassmann manifold of a C∗-algebra, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy. Section A, 90, (1), 1990, p99 - 116 Journal Article, 1990

Wilkins, D.R., Slice theorems in gauge theory, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy. Section A, 89, (1), 1989, p13 - 34 Journal Article, 1989

Wilkins, D.R., The Palais-Smale conditions for the Yang-Mills functional, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Section A, 108, (3-4), 1988, p189 - 200 Journal Article, 1988

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Wilkins, David, Italian mathematics between the two World Wars, Review of Italian mathematics between the two World Wars, by Guerraggio, Angelo; Nastasi, Pietro , The Mathematical Intelligencer, 31, (2), 2009, p72-75 Review, 2009

David R. Wilkins, Perplexingly Easy: Selected Correspondence between William Rowan Hamilton and Peter Guthrie Tait, Dublin, Trinity College Dublin Press, 2005 Book, 2005

David R. Wilkins, 'Sir William Rowan Hamilton (1805-1865)', Trinity College Dublin, 2005, - Digital research resource production, 2005 URL

David R. Wilkins, 'The 'Analyst' Controversy', Trinity College Dublin, 2002, - Digital research resource production, 2002 URL

Research Expertise


Differential geometry. Interactions between Differential Geometry and Operator Theory. History of Mathematics



Irish Mathematical Society 1986