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Person: Richardson (2), Archibald Read
Archibald Richardson graduated from Imperial College London and then taught at the college. He was badly wounded in World War I. He became Professor of Mathematics at Swansea. His main interests were in algebra.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- Archibald Read Richardson had siblings Constance (born about 1885), Lionel (born 1888), Charles (born about 1890) and Sarah (born about 1890).
- Archibald Richardson was a student at Imperial College, London.
- Richardson was awarded the D.S.O. for his bravery in the battle.
- They introduced the immanant of a matrix, studied Schur functions and developed the Littlewood-Richardson rule for their multiplication.
- Richardson was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society on 21 March 1946.
Born 21 August 1881, London, England. Died 4 November 1954, Cape Town, South Africa.
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- O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive