Henry John Stephen Smith

Smith, Henry John Stephen, 1826–83, British mathematician. He was a lecturer in mathematics (1850–73) and, from 1860 to 1883, Savilian professor of geometry at Oxford. He is especially noted for his work on the theory of numbers and on elliptic functions. His scientific papers were collected and edited by J. W. L. Glaisher (1894).

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