Martin Hyland

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Martin Hyland
Residence Cambridge, England
Thesis Recursion Theory on the Countable Functionals (1975)
Doctoral advisor Robin Gandy

John Martin Elliott Hyland is professor of mathematics at King's College in the University of Cambridge, England. His interests include mathematical logic, category theory, and theoretical computer science.[1]

Martin Hyland is best known for his work on category theory applied to logic (proof theory, recursion theory), theoretical computer science (lambda-calculus and semantics) and higher-dimensional algebra. In particular he is known for work on the effective topos (within topos theory) and on game semantics.


  1. ^ "Fellows of King's College". Cambridge University Reporter. 2008-10-02. Retrieved 2009-07-15. 

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