Mathematician:Iain Thomas Arthur Carpenter Adamson

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Mathematician

Scottish mathematician best known for his work in field theory.


Nationality

Scots


History

  • Born: 17 June 1928 in Dundee, Scotland
  • 1949: Graduated from University of St Andrews with First Class Honours in Mathematics
  • 1952: Awarded doctorate from Princeton
  • 1953: Appointed to Mathematics Department at Queen's University, Belfast
  • 1960: Appointed as a lecturer in mathematics in Queen's College, Dundee
  • 1966: Research visit to the University of Western Australia
  • 2001: Emigrated to Australia
  • Died: 9 June 2010 in Nedlands, WA, Australia


Publications

  • 1952: The Cohomology Structure of Formations
  • 1954: Cohomology Theory for Non-Normal Subgroups and Non-Normal Fields
  • 1958: Transformations of Integrals
  • 1958: A New Approach to Limits
  • 1959: A "Static" Approach to Derivatives
  • 1964: Introduction to Field Theory
  • 1971: Rings, Modules and Algebras
  • 1972: Elementary Rings and Modules
  • 1975: Elementary Mathematical Analysis
  • 1996: A General Topology Workbook
  • 1996: Data Structures and Algorithms
  • 1998: A Set Theory Workbook


Sources