Alicia Boole Stott, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Alicia Boole Stott

British mathematician

Date of Birth: 08-Jun-1860

Place of Birth: Cork, Munster, Ireland

Date of Death: 17-Dec-1940

Profession: mathematician

Nationality: Ireland, United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Gemini


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About Alicia Boole Stott

  • Alicia Boole Stott (8 June 1860 – 17 December 1940) was an Irish-English mathematician.
  • Despite never holding an academic position, she made a number of valuable contributions to the field, receiving an honorary doctorate from the University of Groningen.
  • She is best known for coining the term "polytope" for a convex solid in four (or more) dimensions, and having an impressive grasp of four-dimensional geometry from a very early age.

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