Mathematician:Leonard Eugene Dickson

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Mathematician

One of the first American mathematicians to work in abstract algebra.

Also remembered for his history of number theory.


Nationality

American


History

  • Born: 22 Jan 1874, Independence, Iowa, USA
  • Died: 17 Jan 1954, Harlingen, Texas, USA


Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Leonard Eugene Dickson can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for Leonard Eugene Dickson can be found here.


Publications

  • 1897: The Analytic Representation of Substitutions on a Power of a Prime Number of Letters with a Discussion of the Linear Group
  • 1901: Linear Groups With an Exposition of the Galois Field Theory
  • 1913: Finiteness of the Odd Perfect and Primitive Abundant Numbers with n Distinct Prime Factors
  • 1914: Linear Algebras
  • 1914: Algebraic Invariants
  • 1914: Elementary Theory of Equations
  • 1919: On Quaternions and Their Generalization and the History of the Eight Square Theorem
  • 1922: First Course in the Theory of Equations
  • 1923: Algebras and their Arithmetics
  • 1926: Modern algebraic theories
  • 1927: Algebren und ihre Zahlentheorie
  • 1929: Introduction to the Theory of Numbers
  • 1930: Studies in the Theory of Numbers
  • 1935: Researches on Waring's problem
  • 1938: Algebras And Their Arithmetics
  • 1939: Modern Elementary Theory of Numbers
  • 1939: New First Course in the Theory of Equations


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