Person: Conway (2), John Horton


John Conway was an English mathematician who has produced many results in the theory of finite groups, knot theory, number theory, combinatorial game theory and coding theory. He also made many contributions to recreational mathematics, including the Game of Life.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 26 December 1937, Liverpool, England. Died 11 April 2020, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.

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Group Theory, Origin England

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