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Native name  Jeffrey Bruce Paris
Doctoral advisor  Robin Gandy
Fields  Mathematical logic

Role  Mathematician
Name  Jeff Paris
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Born  15 November 1944 (age 71) (1944-11-15)
Institutions  University of Manchester
Thesis  Large Cardinals and the Generalized Continuum Hypothesis (1969)
Doctoral students  Richard Booth Costas Dimitracopoulos Lee Hill Marcus Hill Hykel Hosni Richard Kaye Malte Klies Kevin Knight Ian Maung Chris Nix Soroush Rafiee Rad
Known for  Paris–Harrington theorem Kirby–Paris theorem
Notable awards  Whitehead Prize (1983) FBA (1999)

Institution  University of Manchester

Jeffrey Bruce "Jeff" Paris (; born 15 November 1944) is a British mathematician and Professor of Logic in the School of Mathematics at the University of Manchester.

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Education

Paris gained his doctorate under Robin Gandy at Manchester in 1969 with a dissertation entitled Large Cardinals and the Generalized Continuum Hypothesis.

Research

Paris is known for his work on mathematical logic, in particular provability in arithmetic, uncertain reasoning and inductive logic with an emphasis on rationality and common sense principles.

Awards and honours

Paris was elected Fellow of the British Academy in 1999.

References

Jeff Paris Wikipedia


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