Guido Zappa

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Guido Zappa
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Guido Zappa in 1961
Born (1915-12-07) 7 December 1915 (age 98)
Napoli
Citizenship Italian
Institutions University of Florence
Alma mater Scuola Normale Superiore
Academic advisors Francesco Severi
Known for Algebraic geometry
Group theory

Guido Zappa (born 7 December 1915) is an Italian mathematician and a noted group theorist: his other main research interests are geometry and also the history of mathematics. Zappa is particularly known for some examples of algebraic curves that strongly influenced the ideas of Francesco Severi.

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  • Barlotti, A.; Rosati, L. A. (1988), "Guido Zappa e la geometria combinatoria", Atti del Convegno Internazionale di Teoria dei Gruppi e Geometria Combinatoria - Firenze, Ottobre 23–26 1986, in onore di Guido Zappa, Rendiconti del Circolo Matematico di Palermo, Supplementi, II (in Italian) 19: 9–18, MR 0988182, Zbl 0884.51008 . Guido Zappa and combinatorial geometry (English translation of the title), a paper from the Proceedings of the international conference on group theory and combinatorial geometry held in Florence on October 23–26, 1986 in honor of Guido Zappa, describes his contributions to combinatorial geometry.
  • Curzio, Mario (1988), "Guido Zappa e la teoria dei gruppi", Atti del Convegno Internazionale di Teoria dei Gruppi e Geometria Combinatoria - Firenze, Ottobre 23–26 1986, in onore di Guido Zappa, Rendiconti del Circolo Matematico di Palermo, Supplementi, II (in Italian) 19: 19–34, MR 0988184, Zbl 0900.20001 . Guido Zappa and group theory (English translation of the title), a paper from the Proceedings of the international conference on group theory and combinatorial geometry, Florence, 23–26, 1986 in honor of Guido Zappa, describes his contributions to group theory.
  • Gherardelli, Francesco (1988), "I contributi di Zappa alla geometria algebrica", Atti del Convegno Internazionale di Teoria dei Gruppi e Geometria Combinatoria - Firenze, Ottobre 23–26 1986, in onore di Guido Zappa, Rendiconti del Circolo Matematico di Palermo, Supplementi, II (in Italian) 19: 35–38, MR 0988185, Zbl 0889.01019 . The contributions of Zappa to algebraic geometry (English translation of the title), a paper from the Proceedings of the international conference on group theory and combinatorial geometry held in Florence on October 23–26, 1986 in honor of Guido Zappa, describes his contributions to algebraic geometry.

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