Helmut Wielandt

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Helmut Wielandt

Helmut Wielandt (19 December 1910 Niedereggenen, Lörrach, Germany – 14 February 2001) was a German mathematician who worked on permutation groups.

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Among his work in Algebra is an elegant proof of the Sylow Theorems (replacing an older cumbersome proof involving double cosets) that is in the standard textbooks on Abstract Algebra, i.e. Group Theory.


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