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James Waddell Alexander

James Waddell Alexander (1888 - 1971)

* 19 September 1888, † 23 September 1971

James Waddell Alexander was born on 19 September 1888 in Sea Bright, New Jersey, USA. James Alexander was an American mathematician who worked in topology. He is best known for the knot-theory invariant known as the Alexander polynomial. James Waddell Alexander died on 23 September 1971 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA.

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[6909] O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: “MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive”, http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/, 2014

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