Category: Lattice theorists

John R. Isbell
John Rolfe Isbell (October 27, 1930 – August 6, 2005) was an American mathematician, for many years a professor of mathematics at the University at Buffalo (SUNY).
Robert P. Dilworth
Robert Palmer Dilworth (December 2, 1914 – October 29, 1993) was an American mathematician. His primary research area was lattice theory; his biography at the MacTutor History of Mathematics archive s
Alfred Horn
Alfred Horn (February 17, 1918 – April 16, 2001) was an American mathematician notable for his work in lattice theory and universal algebra. His 1951 paper "On sentences which are true of direct union
Rudolf Wille
Rudolf Wille (2 November 1937 – 22 January 2017) was a German mathematician and was professor of General Algebra from 1970 to 2003 at Technische Universität Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt). His most celebrat
Henry Wallman
Henry "Hank" Wallman (1915–1992) was an American mathematician, known for his work in lattice theory, dimension theory, topology, and electronic circuit design. A native of Brooklyn and a 1933 graduat
Charles Sanders Peirce
Charles Sanders Peirce (/pɜːrs/ PURSS; September 10, 1839 – April 19, 1914) was an American philosopher, logician, mathematician and scientist who is sometimes known as "the father of pragmatism". Edu
Thoralf Skolem
Thoralf Albert Skolem (Norwegian: [ˈtùːrɑɫf ˈskùːlɛm]; 23 May 1887 – 23 March 1963) was a Norwegian mathematician who worked in mathematical logic and set theory.
Ivan Rival
Ivan Rival (March 15, 1947 – January 22, 2002 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) was a Canadian mathematician and computer scientist, a professor of mathematics at the University of Calgary and of computer s
Morgan Ward
Henry Morgan Ward (August 20, 1901 – June 26, 1963) was an American mathematician, a professor of mathematics at the California Institute of Technology. Ward was born in New York City. He received his
Philip M. Whitman
Philip Martin Whitman is an American mathematician who contributed to lattice theory, particularly the theory of free lattices. Living in Pittsburgh, he attended the Haverford College, where he earned
Øystein Ore
Øystein Ore (7 October 1899 – 13 August 1968) was a Norwegian mathematician known for his work in ring theory, Galois connections, graph theory, and the history of mathematics.
Bjarni Jónsson
Bjarni Jónsson (February 15, 1920 – September 30, 2016) was an Icelandic mathematician and logician working in universal algebra, lattice theory, model theory and set theory. He was emeritus distingui
Jon Folkman
Jon Hal Folkman (December 8, 1938 – January 23, 1969) was an American mathematician, a student of John Milnor, and a researcher at the RAND Corporation.
Garrett Birkhoff
Garrett Birkhoff (January 19, 1911 – November 22, 1996) was an American mathematician. He is best known for his work in lattice theory. The mathematician George Birkhoff (1884–1944) was his father.
John von Neumann
John von Neumann (/vɒn ˈnɔɪmən/; Hungarian: Neumann János Lajos, pronounced [ˈnɒjmɒn ˈjaːnoʃ ˈlɒjoʃ]; December 28, 1903 – February 8, 1957) was a Hungarian-American mathematician, physicist, computer