Mathematician:Raj Chandra Bose
Indian American mathematician and statistician best known for his work in design theory, finite geometry and the theory of error-correcting codes.
Invented the notions of partial geometry, strongly regular graph.
Started a systematic study of difference sets to construct symmetric block designs.
- Born: 17 January 1905 in Dahanu, Maharashtra
- Died: 31 October 1987 in Fort Collins, Colorado
Theorems and Definitions
- Bose-Mesner Algebra (with Dale Marsh Mesner)
- BCH Code (with Dwijendra Kumar Ray-Chaudhuri, and independently of Alexis Hocquenghem)
Results named for Raj Chandra Bose can be found here.
Definitions of concepts named for Raj Chandra Bose can be found here.
- 1960: Further results on the construction of mutually orthogonal Latin squares and the falsity of Euler's conjecture (Canadian Journal of Mathematics Vol. 12: 189 – 203) (with S.S. Shrikhande and E.T. Parker)