Paul Richard Halmos

1916 - 2006

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Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (6 books/articles)

Some Quotations (19)

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Halmos: Mathematics as a creative art
  2. Paul Halmos describes the Moore method
  3. Obituary: The New York Times

Honours awarded to Paul Halmos
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MAA Chauvenet Prize winner1947
Hedrick lecturer1953
BMC plenary speaker1965, 1986
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1975
AMS Steele Prize1983


Other Web sites
  1. Bellevue College USA
  2. AMS (A pdf file)
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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