Mathematician:R.H. Bing

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Mathematician

American mathematician who worked mainly in the areas of geometric topology and continuum theory.


Nationality

American


History

  • Born: 20 October 1914 in Oakwood, Texas, USA
  • Died: 28 April 1986 in Austin, Texas, USA


Theorems and Definitions


Publications


Also known as

R.H. Bing was to have been named after his father, Rupert Henry, which Bing's mother thought was too British for Texas.

She compromised by abbreviating it to R.H.


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