# Norman Steenrod

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American mathematician

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## Norman Steenrod's Degrees

- PhD Mathematics University of Chicago

## Why Is Norman Steenrod Influential?

(Suggest an Edit or Addition)According to Wikipedia, Norman Earl Steenrod was an American mathematician most widely known for his contributions to the field of algebraic topology. Life He was born in Dayton, Ohio, and educated at Miami University and University of Michigan . After receiving a master's degree from Harvard University in 1934, he enrolled at Princeton University. He completed his Ph.D. under the direction of Solomon Lefschetz, with a thesis titled Universal homology groups.

## Norman Steenrod's Published Works

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- Topology of Fibre Bundles (1951) (2202)
- Foundations of Algebraic Topology (1952) (1192)
- The Topology of Fibre Bundles. (PMS-14) (1951) (939)
- A convenient category of topological spaces. (1967) (452)
- The Group of Isometries of a Riemannian Manifold (1939) (351)
- Products of Cocycles and Extensions of Mappings (1947) (286)
- Axiomatic Approach to Homology Theory. (1945) (100)
- Regular Cycles of Compact Metric Spaces (1940) (95)
- The cohomology of classifying spaces of $H$-spaces (1965) (88)
- Homology With Local Coefficients (1943) (81)
- Cohomology Invariants of Mappings. (1947) (76)
- Monotone Transformations of Two-Dimensional Manifolds (1938) (63)
- Cohomology operations, and obstructions to extending continuous functions : colloquium lectures, August 1957 (1972) (58)
- Milgram's classifying space of a topological group (1968) (58)
- Reduced Powers of Cohomology Classes (1952) (57)
- The Classification of Sphere Bundles (1944) (56)
- Homology Groups of Symmetric Groups and Reduced Power Operations. (1953) (40)
- Vector Fields on the n-Sphere. (1951) (39)
- Cyclic Reduced Powers of Cohomology Classes. (1953) (39)
- Homotopy Relations in Fibre Spaces. (1941) (37)
- Universal Homology Groups (1936) (35)
- Cohomology operations derived from the symmetric group (1956) (25)
- Topological Methods for the Construction of Tensor Functions (1942) (23)
- On Universal Homology Groups. (1935) (22)
- First Concepts of Topology: The Geometry of Mappings of Segments, Curves, Circles, and Disks (1966) (18)
- Polynomial algebras over the algebra of cohomology operations (1971) (18)
- The Work and Influence of Professor S. Lefschetz in Algebraic Topology (1957) (14)
- Cohomology operations derived from cyclic groups (1958) (12)
- Reviews of papers in algebraic and differential topology, topological groups, and homological algebra (1968) (6)
- Review: J. W. Tukey, Convergence and Uniformity in Topology (1941) (6)
- First Concepts of Topology: Introduction (1966) (5)
- Finite arc-sums (1934) (5)
- The conference on fiber bundles and differential geometry in Ithaca (1953) (3)
- First Concepts of Topology: Existence Theorems in Dimension (1966) (3)
- The Steenrod algebra and its applications : a conference to celebrate N. E. Steenrod's sixtieth birthday : proceedings of the conference held at the Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio, March 30th-April 4th, 1970 (1970) (2)
- Characterizations of Certain Finite Curve-Sums (1934) (2)
- Remark on weakly convergent cycles (1938) (1)
- III. Homology theory of simplicial complexes (1952) (0)
- Part I. The General Theory of Bundles (1951) (0)
- XI. Applications to Euclidean Spaces (1952) (0)
- I. Axioms and general theorems (1952) (0)
- Part II. The Homotopy Theory of Bundles (1951) (0)
- X. Special features of the Čech theory (1952) (0)
- NEW MATHEMATICAL LIBRARY (1966) (0)
- IX. The Čech homology theory (1952) (0)
- II. Simplicial complexes (1952) (0)
- Algebraic Topology – A Student's Guide: An axiomatic approach to homology theory (1972) (0)
- VIII. Systems of groups and their limits (1952) (0)
- V. Chain complexes (1952) (0)
- Part III. The Cohomology Theory of Bundles (1951) (0)
- IV. Categories and functors (1952) (0)
- VII. The singular homology theory (1952) (0)
- VI. Formal homology theory of simplicial complexes (1952) (0)

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