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Iain Thomas Arthur Carpenter Adamson

mathematics educator

Iain Thomas Arthur Carpenter Adamson, British mathematics educator. Member Edinburgh Mathematics Society (president 1983-1984), Australian Mathematics Society, London Mathematics Society, American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American.

Background

Adamson, Iain Thomas Arthur Carpenter was born on June 17, 1928 in Dundee, Scotland. Son of Alexander and Margaret Marian (Abel) Adamson.

Education

1 child, Margaret Hathorn Mary. Bachelor of Science, University St. Andrews, 1949, Master of Science, 1982. A.M., Princeton University, 1950, Doctor of Philosophy., 1952.

Career

Ordained auxiliary minister Church of Scotland, 1986. Lecturer pure mathematics Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1952-1959. Lecturer mathematics Queen's College, University Dundee, 1960-1965, senior lecturer in mathematics, 1965-1993.

Visiting appointments in mathematics University Western Australia, 1960, 65-66, 72-73, 78.

Works

  • Author: Introduction to Field Theory, 1964, second edition, 1982. Rings, Modules and Algebras, 1971. Elementary Rings and Modules, 1972.

    Elementary Mathematical Analysis, 1975.

Membership

Member Edinburgh Mathematics Society (president 1983-1984), Australian Mathematics Society, London Mathematics Society, American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American.

Connections

Married Robin Andison, August 26, 1967. 1 child, Margaret Hathorn Mary.

father:
Alexander Adamson

mother:
Margaret Marian (Abel) Adamson

spouse:
Robin Andison

child:
Margaret Hathorn Mary Adamson