Ladislav Rieger

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Ladislav Svante Rieger (1916–1963)[1] was a Czech mathematician who worked in the areas of algebra, mathematical logic, and axiomatic set theory. He is considered to be the founder of mathematical logic in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, having begun his work around 1957.[2][3]


  1. ^ Pecinová-Kozáková 2005, pp. 191–192.
  2. ^ Pecinová-Kozáková 2005, pp. 190.
  3. ^ Bukovský 1997, p. 452.


  • Pecinová-Kozáková, Eliška (2005), "Ladislav Svante Rieger and His Algebraic Work", in Safrankova, Jana, WDS 2005 - Proceedings of Contributed Papers, Part I, Prague: Matfyzpress, pp. 190–197, ISBN 80-86732-59-2, retrieved 25 April 2011 
  • Bukovský, Lev (1997), "Logic in Czechoslovakia and Hungary", in Chiara, M.L.; Doets, K.; Mundici, D.; van Benthem, J., Logic and Scientific Methods: Volume One of the Tenth International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Florence, August 1995, Synthese Library, 259, Kluwer, pp. 451–456, ISBN 0-7923-4383-2 

Further reading[edit]

  • Čulík, Karel (1964), "O životě, díle a osobnosti L. Riegra (Life, works and personality of L. Rieger)", Časopis pro pěstování matematiky (in Czech), 89 (4): 492–495, hdl:10338.dmlcz/117524 
  • Hájek, Petr (1976), "K nedožitým šedesátinám Ladislava Riegra (On the unattained sixtieth birthday of Ladislav Rieger)", Časopis pro pěstování matematiky (in Czech), 101 (4): 417–418, hdl:10338.dmlcz/117928 
  • Bilova, Štěpánka (2005), "Lattice theory in Czech and Slovak mathematics until 1963", in Fuchs, Eduard, Mathematics throughout the ages II, Praha: Výzkumné centrum pro dějiny vědy, pp. 185–346, ISBN 80-7285-046-6, hdl:10338.dmlcz/401176 , especially "3.5 Ladislav Rieger and lattices", pp. 238–250
  • Menzler-Trott, Eckart (2007), Logic's lost genius: the life of Gerhard Gentzen, History of Mathematics, 33, AMS Bookstore, p. 264, ISBN 978-0-8218-3550-0 

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