Mathematician:Garrett Birkhoff

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Mathematician

American mathematician mainly working in mathematical physics and abstract algebra.

Also wrote plenty of text books: his Lattice Theory (1940) is much cited.

The son of George David Birkhoff.


Nationality

American


History

  • Born: January 19, 1911, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
  • Died: November 22, 1996, Water Mill, New York, USA


Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Garrett Birkhoff can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for Garrett Birkhoff can be found here.


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