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# Archibald Read Richardson

Archibald Read Richardson (21 August 1881 – 4 November 1954) was a British mathematician known for his work in algebra.

He collaborated with Dudley E. Littlewood on invariants and group representation theory. They introduced the immanant of a matrix, studied Schur functions and developed the Littlewood-Richardson rule for their multiplication.

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society on 21 March 1946.

References

* H.W. Turnbull, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society, 1 (Nov. 1955) 223-237

External links

* O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Archibald Read Richardson", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews, http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Richardson_Archibald.html .

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