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The Collected Papers of Alfred Young 1873-1940

by Alfred Young, foreword by Gilbert de Beauregard Robinson

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This volume includes all the published papers of Alfred Young (1873-1940), who made outstanding contributions to the algebra of invariants and the theory of groups, together with a biographical sketch published after Young's death and a foreword by Professor G. de B. Robinson of the University of Toronto. It will be of interest to algebraists, combinatorialists, theoretical physicists, and students of the corresponding disciplines.

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Alfred Young was a trained British mathematician who became a clergyman later in life. Most of his long series papers on invariant theory and the symmetric group were written while he was a clergyman.

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GILBERT DE B. ROBINSON was born in Toronto, and graduated from the University of Toronto in 1927. He received his Ph.D. from Cambridge University in 1931. He has been a member of the staff on the Department of Mathematics at the University of Toronto from 1931 to the present. He was Visiting Professor at Michigan State University in 1953-54. From 1940 to 1945 Professor Robinson served with the National Research Council in Ottawa; he was honoured with the M.B.E in 1946.

Professor Robinson is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and was President of Section II in 1959-60, 1961-62. From 1933 to 1957, he was President of the Canadian Mathematical Congress. He has taken an active part in the founding and development of the Canadian Journal of Mathematics.

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