Edwin Bailey Elliott

Not to be confused with Edward Bishop Elliott.

Edwin Bailey Elliott FRS[1] (born 1 June 1851, Oxford, England; died 21 July 1937 in Oxford, England) was a mathematician who worked on invariant theory. In 1892 he was appointed Waynflete Professor of Pure Mathematics at Oxford.[2] He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1891. He wrote the book An introduction to the algebra of quantics, on invariant theory (Elliott 1913).[3]



  1. Turnbull, H. W. (1938). "Edwin Bailey Elliott. 1851-1937". Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society. 2 (6): 424–426. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1938.0026.
  2. "Chairs and Professors of Universities in the United Kingdom". Who's Who Year-book for 1905. p. 138.
  3. O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Edwin Bailey Elliott", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.


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