William Boone (mathematician)
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William Werner Boone
|Died||September 14, 1983 (aged 63)|
|Alma mater||Princeton University|
|Known for||Boone–Higman theorem|
|Institutions||University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign|
Institute for Advanced Study
|Doctoral advisor||Alonzo Church|
William Werner Boone (16 January 1920 in Cincinnati – 14 September 1983 in Urbana, Illinois) was an American mathematician. He completed his undergrad degree as a part time student at the University of Cincinnati.
- W. W. Boone, Decision problems about algebraic and logical systems as a whole and recursively enumerable degrees of unsolvability. 1968 Contributions to Math. Logic (Colloquium, Hannover, 1966), North-Holland, Amsterdam.
- W. W. Boone, Roger Lyndon, Frank Cannonito, Word Problems: Decision Problem in Group Theory, North-Holland, 1973.
- bio of Boone
- Novikov, Pyotr S. (1955), "On the algorithmic unsolvability of the word problem in group theory", Proceedings of the Steklov Institute of Mathematics (in Russian), 44: 1–143, Zbl 0068.01301
- Boone, William W. (1958), "The word problem" (PDF), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 44 (10): 1061–1065, Bibcode:1958PNAS...44.1061B, doi:10.1073/pnas.44.10.1061, PMC 528693, PMID 16590307, Zbl 0086.24701
- Kurt Gödel: Collected Works: Oxford University Press: New York. Editor-in-chief: Solomon Feferman, Volume IV: Correspondence, A–G, ISBN 978-0-19-850073-5.
- O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "William Werner Boone", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews
- William Werner Boone at the Mathematics Genealogy Project