Edmund F. Robertson

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Edmund Frederick Robertson FRSE B.Sc. M.Sc Ph.D.,[1] born on 1 June 1943, St Andrews, Scotland, is a Professor emeritus of pure mathematics at the University of St Andrews.

He is one of the creators of the noted MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive along with John J. O'Connor. He has written over one hundred research articles, mainly in the theory of groups and semigroups. He is the author or co-author of seventeen textbooks.

In 1998 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.[2]


He lives at home with his wife Helena, and his two sons Colin and David.[3]