# John Robert Ringrose

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**John Robert Ringrose** (born 21 December 1932) is an English mathematician working on operator algebras who introduced nest algebras. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1977.^{[1]} In 1962, Ringrose won the Adams Prize.

## Works[edit]

- with Richard V. Kadison: Fundamentals of the theory of operator algebras, 4 vols., Academic Press 1983, 1986, 1991, 1992 (2nd edn. American Mathematical Society 1997)
- Compact non self-adjoint operators, van Nostrand 1971

## References[edit]

- O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "John Robert Ringrose",
*MacTutor History of Mathematics archive*, University of St Andrews - John Robert Ringrose at the Mathematics Genealogy Project