Mathematician:Walter Feit

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Mathematician

Austrian-born American mathematician who worked in finite group theory and representation theory.


Nationality

Austrian-American


History

  • Born: 26 October 1930 in Vienna, Austria
  • Died: 29 July 2004 in Branford, Connecticut, USA


Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Walter Feit can be found here.


Publications

  • 1955: Topics in the Theory of Group Characters
  • 1963: Solvability of groups of odd order (Pacific Journal of Mathematics Vol. 13: 775 – 1029) (with John Griggs Thompson)
  • 1967: $p$-adic and modular representations of finite groups
  • 1970: The Current Situation in the Theory of Finite Simple Groups
  • 1990: The construction of Galois groups


Sources