Mathematician:Richard S. Pierce

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Mathematician

American mathematician who mainly worked in abstract algebra.


Nationality

American


History

  • Born: 1927
  • Died: 1992


Theorems and Definitions


Publications

  • 1956: Lattice-ordered rings (Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 28) (with Garrett Birkhoff) (in which the Pierce-Birkhoff Conjecture was first posited)
  • 1959: Translation Lattices
  • 1963: The Algebraic Foundations of Mathematics (with Ross A. Beaumont)
  • 1967: Modules over Commutative Regular Rings
  • 1968: Introduction to the Theory of Abstract Algebras
  • 1982: Associative Algebras