John Edward Campbell

1862 - 1924

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Campbell is remembered for the Campbell-Baker-Hausdorff theorem which gives a formula for multiplication of exponentials in Lie algebras.
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List of References (2 books/articles)

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Campbell on Differential Geometry
  2. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to John Campbell
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Fellow of the Royal Society1905
LMS President1918 - 1920


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