# Paul Cohen

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American mathematician

## Paul Cohen's AcademicInfluence.com Rankings

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Mathematics

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#369

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#68

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Measure Theory

#1507

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#1878

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#506

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## Paul Cohen's Degrees

- PhD Mathematics Princeton University

## Why Is Paul Cohen Influential?

(Suggest an Edit or Addition)Paul Joseph Cohen (April 2, 1934 – March 23, 2007) was an American mathematician. He is best known for his proofs that the continuum hypothesis and the axiom of choice are independent from Zermelo–Fraenkel set theory, for which he was awarded a Fields Medal.

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According to Wikipedia, Paul Joseph Cohen was an American mathematician. He is best known for his proofs that the continuum hypothesis and the axiom of choice are independent from Zermelo–Fraenkel set theory, for which he was awarded a Fields Medal.

## Paul Cohen's Published Works

### Published Works

- Set Theory and the Continuum Hypothesis (1966) (763)
- THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE CONTINUUM HYPOTHESIS. (1963) (324)
- Decision procedures for real and p‐adic fields (1969) (239)
- On a Conjecture of Littlewood and Idempotent Measures (1960) (141)
- Factorization in group algebras (1959) (137)
- THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE CONTINUUM HYPOTHESIS, II. (1964) (125)
- A minimal model for set theory (1963) (49)
- Non-Cantorian Set Theory (1967) (42)
- The non-uniqueness of the Cauchy problem (1960) (36)
- ON HOMOMORPHISMS OF GROUP ALGEBRAS. (1960) (33)
- A Simple Proof of the Denjoy-Carleman Theorem (1968) (32)
- Skolem and pessimism about proof in mathematics (2005) (27)
- A note on constructive methods in Banach algebras (1961) (24)
- ON GREEN'S THEOREM (1959) (23)
- Asymptotic decay of solutions of differential inequalities. (1961) (18)
- A counterexample to the closed graph theorem for bilinear maps (1974) (13)
- A SIMPLE PROOF OF THE THEOREM OF (2007) (8)
- ALGEBRAIC CHARACTERIZATION OF POLYNOMIALS WHOSE ZEROS LIE IN CERTAIN ALGEBRAIC DOMAINS (6)
- INDEPENDENCE RESULTS IN SET THEORY (2014) (6)
- Homomorphisms and idempotents of group algebras (1959) (5)
- Kurt Gödel and the Foundations of Mathematics: My Interaction with Kurt Gödel: The Man and His Work (2011) (1)
- A NOTE ON CONSTRUCTIVE METHODS (2010) (0)
- A NOTE ON CONSTRUCTIVE METHODS (2010) (0)
- UNIFORMISATION IN A PLAYFUL UNIVERSE (2007) (0)

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