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Edmund F. Robertson
British mathematician

Edmund F. Robertson

Edmund F. Robertson
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Intro British mathematician
A.K.A. Edmund F. Robertson, Edmund Frederick Robertson
Is Historian Mathematician Historian of mathematics Educator
From United Kingdom
Field Academia Mathematics Social science
Gender male
Birth 1 June 1943, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 79 years
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Biography

Edmund Frederick Robertson FRSE (born 1 June 1943 in St Andrews, Scotland) is a Professor emeritus of pure mathematics at the University of St Andrews.

Work

Robertson is one of the creators of the noted MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive along with John J. O'Connor. He has written over one hundred research articles, mainly in the theory of groups and semigroups. He is the author or co-author of seventeen textbooks.

Robertson obtained a B.Sc. degree at the University of St Andrews in 1965. He subsequently went to the University of Warwick where he received an M.Sc. degree in 1966 and a Ph.D. degree in 1968.

In 1998 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE).

In 2015 he received together with his colleague O'Connor the Hirst prize of the London Mathematical Society for his work on the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive.

Family

He lives at home with his wife Helena, and his son David.

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