Hilton, Peter (John)

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HILTON, Peter (John)

HILTON, Peter (John). American (born England), b. 1923. Genres: Mathematics/Statistics. Career: Assistant Lecturer, 1948-51, Lecturer, 1951-52, and Sr. Lecturer, 1956-58, Manchester University; Lecturer, Cambridge University, 1952-55; Mason Professor of Pure Mathematics, University of Birmingham, 1958-62; Professor of Mathematics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1962-71, and University of Washington, Seattle, 1971-73; Beaumont University Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1972-82. Chairman, U.S. Commission on Mathematical Instruction, 1971-74; State University of New York at Binghamton, Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, 1982-93, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, 1993-; University of Central Florida, Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, 1994-. Publications: Introduction to Homotopy Theory, 1953; Differential Calculus, 1958; (with S. Wylie) Homology Theory, 1960; Partial Derivatives, 1960; Homotopy Theory and Duality, 1965; (with H.B. Griffiths) Classical Mathematics, 1970; General Cohomology Theory and K-Theory, 1971; (with U. Stammbach) Course in Homological Algebra, 1971, 2nd ed., 1997; (with Y.-C. Wu) Course in Modern Algebra, 1974; (with G. Mislin and J. Roitberg) Localization of Nilpotent Groups and Spaces, 1975; (with J. Pedersen) Fear No More, 1982; Nilpotente Gruppen und nilpotente Raume, 1984; (with J. Pedersen) Build Your Own Polyhedra, 1987; (with J. Benson and J. Pedersen) College Preparatory Mathematics, 1992; (with D. Holton and J. Pedersen) Mathematical Reflections, 1997; (with D. Holton and J. Pedersen) Mathematical Vistas, 2002. Address: Dept. of Mathematics, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY 13902-6000, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]