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ABRAHAMS, (Ian) David (<i>born</i> 1958), Beyer Professor of Applied Mathematics, University of Manchester, since 1998

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 184 words.

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ALDOUS, David John (<i>born</i> 1952), Professor of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley, since 1986

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 96 words.

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algebra

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Computing.

The area of mathematics related to the general properties of arithmetic. Relationships can be summarized by using variables, usually denoted by letters x, y, n,… to stand for unknown...

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ALLEN, Deryck Norman de Garrs (1918 - 2010), Professor of Applied Mathematics in the University of Sheffield, 1955–80, then Emeritus; Warden of Ranmoor House, 1968–82

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P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics. 153 words.

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ARMITAGE, John Vernon (<i>born</i> 1932), Principal, 1975–97, and Hon. Senior Fellow in Mathematical Sciences, since 1997, College of St Hild and St Bede, Durham

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 151 words.

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ARMITAGE, Peter (<i>born</i> 1924), Professor of Applied Statistics (formerly of Biomathematics), 1976–90, now Emeritus, and Fellow, St Peter’s College, University of Oxford, 1976–90, now Emeritus Fellow

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 236 words.

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ARTHUR, James Greig (<i>born</i> 1944), University Professor, since 1987, and Professor of Mathematics, since 1979, University of Toronto

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 114 words.

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ATIYAH, Michael (Francis) (<i>born</i> 1929), President, Royal Society of Edinburgh, 2005–08; Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1990–97, Fellow since 1997; Director, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, 1990–96

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 650 words.

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AUMANN, Robert John (<i>born</i> 1930), Professor of Mathematics, 1968–2000, now Emeritus, and Member, Center for the Study of Rationality, since 1991, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 284 words.

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BAKER, Alan (<i>born</i> 1939), Professor of Pure Mathematics, University of Cambridge, 1974–2006, now Professor Emeritus; Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, since 1964

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 253 words.

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