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Rees, D., 1918-2013

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Personal name headingRees, D., 1918-2013
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Variant(s)Rees, David, 1918-2013
Birth date19180529
Death date20130816
Field of activitySemigroups Commutative algebra Enigma cipher system World War, 1939-1945--Cryptography
AffiliationUniversity of Exeter
Downing College (University of Cambridge)
Great Britain. Government Code and Cypher School
Profession or occupationMathematician College teacher
Found inHis Lectures on the asymptotic theory of ideals, 1988: CIP t.p. (D. Rees) data sheet (Rees, D. (David) b. May 29, 1918)
Telegraph (online), viewed Aug. 22, 2013 (Professor David Rees; b. May 29, 1918; d. Aug.16, 2013; pure mathematician who made significant contributions in fields known as semigroup theory and commutative algebra; during the Second World War he worked at Bletchley Park where, by some accounts, he made what was arguably the most important break into the German Enigma machine cipher)
Associated languageeng