Otto Schreier (March 3, 1901 in Vienna, Austria – June 2, 1929 in Hamburg, Germany) was an Austrian mathematician who made major contributions in combinatorial group theory and in the topology of Lie groups. He studied mathematics at the University of Vienna and obtained his doctorate in 1923, under the supervision of Philipp Furtwängler. He then moved to the University of Hamburg.
Results and concepts named after Otto Schreier
- Nielsen–Schreier theorem
- Schreier refinement theorem
- Artin–Schreier theorem
- Schreier's subgroup lemma
- Schreier–Sims algorithm
- Schreier coset graph
- Schreier conjecture
- Schreier domain
- O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Otto Schreier", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
- Otto Schreier at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
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