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Marilyn Breen

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Citizenship  United States
Known for  Geometry, polygons
Fields  Mathematics
Alma mater  Clemson University
Name  Marilyn Breen

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Thesis  A Determination of the Combinatorial Type of a Polytope by Radon Partitions (1997)

Doctoral advisor  William Ray Hare, Jr.
Institution  University of Oklahoma
Institutions  University of Oklahoma
Doctoral students  Debra Strickland

Marilyn Janet Breen is a professor of mathematics at the University of Oklahoma. Her research involves geometry, including visibility and orthogonal polygons.


Life and work

Breen graduated in 1966 from Agnes Scott College, and received her Ph.D. from Clemson University in 1970 under the supervision of William Ray Hare, Jr. She joined the Oklahoma faculty in 1971 and was promoted to full professor in 1982.

Awards and honors

In her time at Rutger, Breen won several awards for teaching and research, including an "outstanding teacher" award.

In 2012, Breen became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

Selected publications

  • Breen, Marilyn Staircase kernels in orthogonal polygons. Arch. Math. (Basel) 59 (1992), no. 6, 588–594.
  • Breen, Marilyn An improved Krasnoselʹskiĭ-type theorem for orthogonal polygons which are starshaped via staircase paths. J. Geom. 51 (1994), no. 1-2, 31–35.
  • Breen, Marilyn; Kay, David C. General decomposition theorems for m-convex sets in the plane. Israel J. Math. 24 (1976), no. 3-4, 217–233.
  • References

    Marilyn Breen Wikipedia

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