Mathematician:Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter

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Mathematician

British-born Canadian mathematician who is best known for his work in geometry.


Nationality

British / Canadian


History

  • Born: 9 February 1907 in London, England
  • Died: 31 March 2003 in Toronto, Canada


Theorems and Definitions


Publications

  • 1939: Mathematical Recreations and Essays, 11th ed. (with W.W. Rouse Ball)
  • 1940: Regular and Semi-Regular Polytopes I (Math. Z. Vol. 46: pp. 380 – 407)
  • 1942: Non-Euclidean Geometry
  • 1947: Non-Euclidean Geometry (2nd ed)
  • 1949: The Real Projective Plane
  • 1953: The Golden Section, Phyllotaxis, and Wythoft's Game (Scripta Math. Vol. 19: pp. 135 – 143)
  • 1954: Uniform polyhedra (Phil. Trans. Ser. A Vol. 246: p. 401) (with M.S. Longuet-Higgins and J.C.P. Miller)
  • 1957: Map-Coloring Problems (Scripta Math. Vol. 23: pp. 11 – 25)
  • 1957: Non-Euclidean Geometry (3rd ed)
  • 1957: Generators and Relations for Discrete Groups (with William Moser)
  • 1961: Non-Euclidean Geometry (4th ed)
  • 1961: Introduction to Geometry
  • 1963: Regular Polytopes (2nd edition)
  • 1965: Non-Euclidean Geometry (5th ed)
  • 1967: Geometry Revisited (with S. L. Greitzer)
  • 1970: Twisted honeycombs
  • 1973: Regular Polytopes (3rd edition)
  • 1974: Projective Geometry (2nd edition)
  • 1974: Regular Complex Polytopes
  • 1974: Mathematical Recreations and Essays, 12th ed. (with W.W. Rouse Ball)
  • 1985: Regular and Semi-Regular Polytopes II (Math. Z. Vol. 188: pp. 559 – 591)
  • 1988: Regular and Semi-Regular Polytopes III (Math. Z. Vol. 200: pp. 3 – 45)
  • 1998: Non-Euclidean Geometry (6th ed)
  • 1999: The Beauty of Geometry: Twelve Essays


Also known as

Sometimes erroneously reported as H.M.S. Coxeter.


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