Pierre Gabriel

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Pierre Gabriel
Born (1933-08-01)1 August 1933
Bitche, Lorraine, France
Died 24 November 2015(2015-11-24) (aged 82)
St. Gallen
Nationality French
Alma mater University of Paris
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics
Institutions University of Zurich
Thesis Des catégories abéliennes (1961)
Doctoral advisor Alexander Grothendieck
Doctoral students Bernhard Keller
Christine Riedtmann

Pierre Gabriel (1 August 1933 – 24 November 2015), also known as Peter Gabriel, was a French mathematician at the universities of Strasbourg (1962-1970), Bonn (1970-1974) and Zürich (1974-1998) who worked on category theory, algebraic groups, and representation theory of algebras. He was elected a correspondent member of the French Academy of Sciences in November 1986.[1]

See also[edit]

  • Gabriel's theorem
  • Gabriel-Zisman localization
  • Gabriel filter
  • Gabriel composition of filters
  • Gabriel localization
  • Gabriel multiplication
  • Gabriel–Rosenberg reconstruction theorem
  • Gabriel–Popescu embedding theorem
  • Gabriel’s property


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