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===Personal life===
 
===Personal life===
  
Daniel Gorenstein (1 Jan 1923-26 Aug 1992) is an American mathematician.
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Daniel Gorenstein (1 Jan 1923-26 Aug 1992) was an American mathematician.
  
 
===Professional life===
 
===Professional life===
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* {{phd|1950|Harvard University}}
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* 1951: Gorenstein accepted a teaching position at Clark University
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* 1975: Gorenstein joined Rutgers University
  
 
==Work==
 
==Work==
  
 
===Group theory===
 
===Group theory===
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Gorenstein was among the mathematicians who worked on the [[Classification of finite simple groups]], starting from the year 1960.
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* 1960-61: Began a long collaboration with [[Walter]] on group theory, and also interacted with [[Brauer]], [[Suzuki]], [[Higman]], [[Graham]] and [[Ito]].
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* 1968: Wrote a book titled ''Finite groups'' describing the then state-of-the-art in the classification of finite simple group.
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* 1982: Wrote a book titled ''Finite simple groups: an introduction to their classification''
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* 1983: Wrote (jointly with [[Lyons]]) a book titled ''The local structure of finite groups of characteristic 2 type''
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* 1994: Wrote (along with [[Lyons]] and [[Solomon]]) a book titled ''The classification of finite simple groups''
  
 
==Contemporaries==
 
==Contemporaries==
  
 
===Advisor===
 
===Advisor===
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Gorenstein worked under [[Advisor::Saunders Maclane]].
  
 
===Collaborators===
 
===Collaborators===
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Gorenstein collaborated with many others working on the classification of finite simple groups, including:
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* [[Collaborator::Walter]]
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* [[Collaborator::Richard Brauer]]
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* [[Collaborator::Michio Suzuki]]
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* [[Collaborator::Graham Higman]]
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* [[Collaborator::Graham]]
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* [[Collaborator::Ito]]
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* [[Collaborator::Richard Neil Lyons]]
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* [[Collaborator::Ronald Mark Solomon]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Latest revision as of 21:12, 18 May 2008

This article is about a American group theorist (a American person working in group theory)

This person worked in/on: Classification of finite simple groups

This article or section of article is sourced from:MacTutor

Life

Personal life

Daniel Gorenstein (1 Jan 1923-26 Aug 1992) was an American mathematician.

Professional life

  • 1950: Received Ph.D. from Harvard University
  • 1951: Gorenstein accepted a teaching position at Clark University
  • 1975: Gorenstein joined Rutgers University

Work

Group theory

Gorenstein was among the mathematicians who worked on the Classification of finite simple groups, starting from the year 1960.

  • 1960-61: Began a long collaboration with Walter on group theory, and also interacted with Brauer, Suzuki, Higman, Graham and Ito.
  • 1968: Wrote a book titled Finite groups describing the then state-of-the-art in the classification of finite simple group.
  • 1982: Wrote a book titled Finite simple groups: an introduction to their classification
  • 1983: Wrote (jointly with Lyons) a book titled The local structure of finite groups of characteristic 2 type
  • 1994: Wrote (along with Lyons and Solomon) a book titled The classification of finite simple groups

Contemporaries

Advisor

Gorenstein worked under Saunders Maclane.

Collaborators

Gorenstein collaborated with many others working on the classification of finite simple groups, including:

External links

Encyclopaedic entries

Genealogy entries