John Britton (mathematician)


John Britton (mathematician)

John Leslie Britton (November 18, 1927June 13, 1994) was an English mathematician from Yorkshire who worked in combinatorial group theory and was an expert on the word problem for groups. Britton was a member of the London Mathematical Society and was Secretary of Meetings and Membership with that organization from 1973-1976. Britton died in a climbing accident on the Isle of Skye.

References

*citation|first=D. J. |last=Collins|title=Obituary : John Leslie Britton|journal= Bull. London Math. Soc.|volume= 29 |year=1997|pages= 617-621|doi=10.1112/S002460939700297X

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* [http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Britton.html MacTutor biography]
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