Who is the creator of line integral?

1. Sep 13, 2012

briofons

Hi

I'd like to know who is the mathematician or physicist that create line integral, I've always studied how calculate it, but Who can that be, I wonder?

Thanks
Alfonso.

2. Sep 13, 2012

johnqwertyful

3. Sep 13, 2012

johnqwertyful

(Kidding)
I don't think it has a single inventor, but certain people (Green, Stokes, Maxwell, etc.) definitely developed it more. A lot of concepts in math don't have a single inventor. Even though Newton and Leibniz "invented calculus", the ideas were present since the Greeks.