Mathematician:Graham Higman

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Mathematician

English mathematician active in the field of group theory.


Nationality

English


History

  • Born: 19 Jan 1917, Louth, Lincolnshire, England
  • Died: 8 April 2008, Oxford, England


Theorems and Definitions


Publications

  • 1940: The units of group-rings
  • 1949: Embedding theorems for groups (with Bernhard Neumann and Hanna Neumann)
  • 1956: On the p-Length of p-Soluble Groups and Reduction Theorems for Burnside's Problem (with Philip Hall)
  • 1960: Enumerating $p$-Groups. $\text I$: Inequalities (Proc. London Math. Soc. Ser. 3 Vol. 10no. 1: 24 – 30)
  • 1988: Existentially closed groups (with Elizabeth Scott)


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