Person: Karp, Carol Ruth


Carol Karp was an American mathematical logician whose research was closely linked to algebra. She made a reputation both as a teacher and researcher, and she was undertaking important work on infinitary logic and recursion theory when she died at the age of 46.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 10 August 1926, Forest Grove, Ottawa County, Michigan, USA. Died 20 August 1972, Arlington, Virginia, USA.

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Origin Usa, Women

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