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Former Member Receives the David P. Robbins Prize

The Mathematical Association of America has honored Robert D. Hough, Member (2015–16) in the School of Mathematics, with the David P. Robbins Prize, for novel research in algebra and combinatorics. His paper, “Solution of minimum modulus for covering systems,” published in Annals of Mathematics, provides proof for a problem introduced by Paul Erdös, Member (1938–39, 1939–40) in the School of Mathematics, in the 1930s.

Date

January 19, 2017
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