Turner, John Christopher

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TURNER, John Christopher

TURNER, John Christopher. New Zealander/British, b. 1928. Genres: Mathematics/Statistics. Career: Assoc Professor of Mathematics, University of Waikato (joined faculty, 1970; Dean, School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, 1986-90). Former Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown; Sr Lecturer in Statistics, Huddersfield Polytechnic, Yorks., 1965-67; Principal Lecturer in Statistics, Leeds Polytechnic, 1967-70. Publications: Modern Applied Mathematics, 1970; (with R. Hosking and D. Joyce) First Steps in Numerical Analysis, 1978; Probability and Statistics, 1980; (with A. Schaake and D. Sedgwick) Braiding: Regular Knots, 1988; A New Chapter for Pythagorean Triples, 1989; Braiding: Regular Fiador Knots, 1990; Braiding: Standard Herringbone Pineapple Knots, 1991; Braiding: Standard Herringbone Knots, 1992; (with P. van de Griend) History and Science of Knots, 1996.

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