Joseph Henry Maclagen Wedderburn

1882 - 1948

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Joseph Wedderburn worked for most of his life in Princeton. He made important advances in the theory of rings, algebras and matrix theory.
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List of References (11 books/articles)

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  1. Obituary: Edinburgh Mathematical Notes
  2. Obituary: Royal Society of Edinburgh

Honours awarded to Joseph Wedderburn
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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1903
Fellow of the Royal Society1933
Honorary Fellow of the Edinburgh Maths Society1946


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