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Robert MacPherson

American mathematician

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Robert Duncan MacPherson is an American mathematician at the Institute for Advanced Study and Princeton University. He is best known for the invention of intersection homology with Mark Goresky, whose thesis he directed at Brown University. MacPherson previously taught at Brown University, the University of Paris, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1983 he gave a plenary address at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Warsaw.

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Brown University

Private university in Providence, Rhode Island

Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Utrecht University

University in the Netherlands

Swarthmore College

Liberal arts college in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

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#1015 World Rank
Mathematics