Person: Post, Emil Leon


Emil Post was a Polish-born American mathematician and logician who is best known for his work on polyadic groups, recursively enumerable sets, and degrees of unsolvability, as well as for his contribution to the unsolvability of problems in combinatorial mathematics.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 11 February 1897, Augustów, Russian Empire (now Poland). Died 21 April 1954, New York, USA.

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Algebra, Group Theory, Origin Poland

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive