Benjamin Peirce
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Benjamin Peirce was an early American mathematician who worked on celestial mechanics and geodesy on the applied side and linear associative algebra and number theory on the pure side. He has been called the "Father of pure mathematics" in America. | |||||||||
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List of References (19 books/articles)
Some Quotations (2)
Mathematicians born in the same country
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