Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter

1907 - 2003

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Donald Coxeter's work was mainly in geometry. In particular he made contributions of major importance in the theory of polytopes, non-euclidean geometry, group theory and combinatorics.
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List of References (8 books/articles)

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A Poster of Donald Coxeter

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Coxeter and Moser: "Generators and Relations"
  2. Obituary: The Times
  3. Obituary: The Guardian
  4. Obituary: The Telegraph
  5. Obituary: The Independent
  6. Obituary: The New York Times
  7. Article: The Toronto Life

Honours awarded to Donald Coxeter
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Fellow of the Royal Society1950
Honorary Fellow of the Edinburgh Maths Society1959
CMS Jeffery-Williams Prize1973
LMS Honorary Member1978
Royal Society Sylvester Medal winner1997

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  1. Canadian scientists
  2. AMS (90th birthday tribute)
  3. Canadian Mathematical Society
  4. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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