Mathematician:Charles Coffin Sims

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Mathematician

American mathematician active in the field of group theory.

With Donald G. Higman, discovered the Higman-Sims Group.

Developed software leading up to the discovery of the Lyons Group (also known as Lyons-Sims Group) and O'Nan Group (also known as O'Nan-Sims Group).


Nationality

American


History

  • Born: 1938


Theorems and Definitions


Publications

  • 1968: A simple group of order 44,352,000 (Math. Z. Vol. 105no. 2: 110 – 113) (with Donald G. Higman)
  • 1973: The existence and uniqueness of Lyons' group