- The Arnold Principle: If a notion bears a personal name, then this name is not the name of the discoverer.
- The Berry Principle: The Arnold Principle is applicable to itself.
Source: “On teaching mathematics” by V.I. Arnold – http://pauli.uni-muenster.de/~munsteg/arnold.html – an extended text of the address at the discussion on teaching of mathematics in Palais de Découverte in Paris on 7 March 1997.
- What are examples of mathematical concepts named after the wrong people? (Stigler’s law) – http://mathoverflow.net/questions/24132/what-are-examples-of-mathematical-concepts-named-after-the-wrong-people-stigler
- List of examples of Stigler’s law: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_examples_of_Stigler%27s_law
- List of misnamed theorems: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_misnamed_theorems
- The Arbesman Limit –
How to be famous in a few easy steps – http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/ideas/articles/2009/02/08/the_arbesman_limit/?page=full