nLab Leonard Dickson

Leonard Eugene Dickson (1874-1954) was an American mathematician best known for his work in algebra and number theory.

Selected writings

On finite group theory:

On octonions and introducing the Cayley-Dickson construction:

  • Leonard Dickson, On Quaternions and Their Generalization and the History of the Eight Square Theorem,

    Annals of Mathematics Second Series, Vol. 20, No. 3 (Mar., 1919), pp. 155-171 (jstor:1967865)

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