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David Alvin Buchsbaum (November 6, 1929 – January 8, 2021) was a mathematician at
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Career

Buchsbaum earned his Ph.D. under Samuel Eilenberg in 1954 from Columbia University with thesis ''Exact Categories and Duality''. Among his doctoral students are Peter J. Freyd and Hema Srinivasan. In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society
retrieved 2012-11-10.


See also

*Buchsbaum ring


References


External links


Home page of David Buchsbaum
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