Irving Kaplansky

1917 - 2006

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Kaplansky has made major contributions to ring theory, group theory and field theory.
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A Poster of Irving Kaplansky

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Introduction to Kaplansky's Infinite abelian groups
  2. Obituary: The New York Times

Honours awarded to Irving Kaplansky
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BMC plenary speaker1966
CMS Jeffery-Williams Prize1968
American Maths Society President1985 - 1986
LMS Honorary Member1987
AMS Steele Prize1989


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  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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