John Martin Elliott Hyland
|Alma mater||University of Oxford (DPhil)|
Theoretical computer science
|Institutions||University of Cambridge|
|Thesis||Recursion Theory on the Countable Functionals (1975)|
|Doctoral advisor||Robin Gandy|
(John) Martin Elliott Hyland is professor of mathematical logic at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of King's College, Cambridge. His interests include mathematical logic, category theory, and theoretical computer science.
Research and career
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. His former doctoral students include Eugenia Cheng and Valeria de Paiva.
- Martin Hyland publications indexed by Google Scholar
- Martin Hyland at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- Cheng, Eugenia (2002). Higher-dimensional category theory : opetopic foundations (PDF). cheng.staff.shef.ac.uk (PhD thesis). University of Cambridge. OCLC 879393286. EThOS uk.bl.ethos.597569. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 October 2008.
- Paiva, Valeria Correa Vaz de (1988). The dialectica categories (PhD thesis). University of Cambridge. EThOS uk.bl.ethos.315050.
- "Fellows of King's College". Cambridge University Reporter. 2 October 2008. Retrieved 15 July 2009.
- Hyland, John Martin Elliot (1975). Recursion Theory on the Countable Functionals. bodleian.ox.ac.uk (PhD thesis). University of Oxford. OCLC 67751639. EThOS uk.bl.ethos.460247.
- Cheng, Eugenia; Hyland, Martin; Power, John (2003). "Pseudo-distributive Laws". Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science. 83: 227–245. doi:10.1016/S1571-0661(03)50012-3. ISSN 1571-0661.