Goro Azumaya

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Goro Azumaya
Born (1920-02-26)February 26, 1920
Yokohama
Died July 8, 2010(2010-07-08) (aged 90)
Bloomington, Indiana
Nationality Japanese American
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Indiana University
Alma mater Nagoya University
Doctoral advisor Shokichi Iyanaga
Doctoral students James Osterburg
Mohan Shrikhande
Known for Azumaya algebra

Gorō Azumaya (東屋 五郎 Azumaya Gorō?, February 26, 1920[1] – July 8, 2010) was a Japanese mathematician who introduced the notion of Azumaya algebra in 1951. His advisor was Shokichi Iyanaga. At the time of his death he was an emeritus professor at Indiana University.

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  1. ^ Unterburger, Amy L. (1994), Who's who among Asian Americans, 1994-95, Detroit: Gale, p. 14, ISBN 0-8103-9433-2 .

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