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Gilbert Baumslag
Gilbert Baumslag (April 30, 1933 – October 20, 2014) was a Distinguished Professor at the City College of New York, with joint appointments in mathematics, computer science, and electrical engineering...
Michael Aschbacher
Michael George Aschbacher (born April 8, 1944) is an American mathematician best known for his work on finite groups. He was a leading figure in the completion of the classification of finite simple g...
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Skip Garibaldi
Skip Garibaldi is an American mathematician doing research on algebraic groups and especially exceptional groups. He is currently Winship Distinguished Research Professor at Emory University.
Gar...
Charles Sims (mathematician)
Charles Coffin Sims is an American mathematician best known for his work in group theory. Together with Donald G. Higman he discovered the Higman–Sims group, one of the sporadic groups. The permutati...
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Joseph Gallian
Joseph A. Gallian (born January 5, 1942) is an American mathematician, the Morse Alumni Distinguished University Professor of Teaching in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University...
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Zvonimir Janko
Zvonimir Janko (born 26 November 1932) is a Croatian mathematician who is the eponym of the Janko groups, sporadic simple groups in group theory. The first few sporadic simple groups were discovered b...
László Pyber
László Pyber (born 8 May 1960 in Budapest) is a Hungarian mathematician. He works in combinatorics and group theory. He is a researcher at the Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest.He receiv...
Dan Segal
Daniel Segal (born 1947) is a British mathematician and a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford. He specialises in algebra and group theory.He studied at Peterhouse, Cambridge, before ...
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Karen Vogtmann
Karen Vogtmann (born July 13, 1949 in Pittsburg, California) is a U.S. mathematician working primarily in the area of geometric group theory. She is known for having introduced, in a 1986 paper with M...
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Klaus Fischer (mathematician)
Klaus Gunter Fischer (November 12, 1943 – July 2, 2009) was an American mathematician of German origin. He worked on a wide range of problems in algebraic geometry, commutative algebra, graph th...
Wilhelm Magnus
Wilhelm Magnus (February 5, 1907, Berlin, Germany – October 15, 1990, New Rochelle, NY) was a German American mathematician. He made important contributions in combinatorial group theory, Lie algebras...
James Wiegold
James "Jim" Wiegold (15 April 1934 – 4 August 2009) was a Welsh mathematician. Born in Trecenydd, Caerphilly, he earned a Ph.D. at the University of Manchester, England in 1958, studying under B...
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Peter M. Neumann
Peter Michael Neumann OBE (born 28 December 1940) is a British mathematician. He is the son of the mathematicians Bernhard Neumann and Hanna Neumann and, after gaining a B.A. from The Queen's College,...
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Irving Kaplansky
Irving Kaplansky (March 22, 1917 – June 25, 2006) was a Canadian mathematician.
Kaplansky (or "Kap," as his friends and colleagues called him) was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Polish...
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Joseph Bernstein
Joseph Bernstein (sometimes spelled I. N. Bernshtein or Iosif Naumovič Bernštejn; Hebrew: יוס(י)ף נאומוביץ ברנשטיין; Russian: Иосиф Наумович Бернштейн; born April 18, 1945) is an Israeli ma...
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Roger Evans Howe
Roger Evans Howe is Professor of Mathematics at Yale University. He is well known for his contributions to representation theory, and in particular for the notion of a reductive dual pair, sometimes ...
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Gary Seitz
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Jonathan Lazare Alperin
Jonathan Lazare Alperin (born 1937) is an American mathematician specializing in the area of algebra known as group theory. He is notable for his work in group theory which has been cited over 500 tim...
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Sergei Adian
Sergei Ivanovich Adian, also Adyan (Armenian: Սերգեյ Իվանովիչ Ադյան; Russian: Серге́й Ива́нович Адя́н, born 1 January 1931), is a Russian-Armenian mathematician. He is a professor at the Mosco...
Sophus Lie
Marius Sophus Lie (/liː/ LEE; [liː]; 17 December 1842 – 18 February 1899) was a Norwegian mathematician. He largely created the theory of continuous symmetry and applied it to the study of geometry a...
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Émile Léonard Mathieu
Émile Léonard Mathieu ([matjø]; 15 May 1835, Metz – 19 October 1890, Nancy) was a French mathematician. He is most famous for his work in group theory and mathematical physics. He has given his name t...
Richard A. Parker
Richard A. Parker (b. 29 January 1953, in Surrey) is a mathematician and freelance computer programmer in Cambridge, England. He invented many of the algorithms for computing the modular character tab...
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Andrew Ogg
Andrew Pollard Ogg (born April 9, 1934, Bowling Green, Ohio) is an American mathematician, a professor emeritus of mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley.Ogg worked in algebra and numbe...
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John G. Thompson
John Griggs Thompson (born October 13, 1932) is a mathematician at the University of Florida noted for his work in the field of finite groups. He was awarded the Fields Medal in 1970, the Wolf Prize i...
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Richard Borcherds
Richard Ewen Borcherds (/ˈbɔrtʃərdz/; born 29 November 1959) is a British mathematician specializing in lattices, number theory, group theory, and infinite-dimensional algebras. He was awarded the Fie...
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James Alexander Green
James Alexander "Sandy" Green FRS (26 February 1926 – 7 April 2014) was a mathematician and Professor at the Mathematics Institute at the University of Warwick, who worked in the field of representati...
David Harbater
David Harbater (born December 19, 1952) is an American mathematician at the University of Pennsylvania, well known for his work in Galois theory, algebraic geometry and arithmetic geometry.
Harbat...
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Giovanni Frattini
Giovanni Frattini (8 January 1852 – 21 July 1925) was an Italian mathematician, noted for his contributions to group theory.He entered the University of Rome in 1869, where he studied mathematics wi...
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Paul Gustav Heinrich Bachmann
Paul Gustav Heinrich Bachmann (22 June 1837 – 31 March 1920) was a German mathematician.Bachmann studied mathematics at the university of his native city of Berlin andreceived his doctorate in 1862 fo...
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Alfred Young
Alfred Young, FRS (16 April 1873 – 15 December 1940) was a British mathematician.He was born in Widnes, Lancashire, England and educated at Monkton Combe School in Somerset and Clare College, Cambridg...