Irving Reiner

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Irving Reiner (February 8, 1924, Brooklyn, New York – October 28, 1986) was a mathematician at the University of Illinois who worked on representation theory. He solved the problem of finding which abelian groups have a finite number of indecomposable modules. His book with Charles W. Curtis, (Curtis & Reiner 1962), was for many years the standard text on representation theory.

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