# Harris Hancock

**Harris Hancock** (14 May 1867 – March 16, 1944, Charlottesville,
Virginia) was a mathematics professor at the University of Cincinnati who worked on algebraic number theory and related areas. He was the brother of the horse breeder Arthur B. Hancock.

Harris Hancock | |
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Born | May 14, 1867 |

Died | March 16, 1944 |

Nationality | American |

Alma mater | Universitat Berlin |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Mathematics |

Institutions | University of Cincinnati |

Thesis | Ein Form des Additionstheorem für Hyperelliptische Functionen erster Ordnung (1894) |

Doctoral advisor | Lazarus Fuchs Hermann Schwarz |

## Publications

- Hancock, Harris (1910),
*Theory of elliptic functions*, John Wiley and Sons Reprinted by Dover Publications, Inc., New York 1958 - Hancock, Harris (1917),
*Elliptic integrals*, John Wiley and Sons Reprinted by Dover Publications, Inc., New York 1958 - Hancock, Harris (1917),
*Theory of maxima and minima*, Ginn, MR 0114884 Reprinted by Dover Publications, Inc., New York 1960 - Hancock, Harris (1931),
*Foundations of the theory of algebraic numbers*, I and II, Macmillan Reprinted by Dover Publications, Inc., New York 1964 - Hancock, Harris (1939),
*Development of the Minkowski geometry of numbers*, Macmillan, ISBN 978-0486446462 Reprinted by Dover Publications, Inc., New York 1964, 2005

## References

- Moore, C.N. (1944), "Harris Hancock - In Memoriam",
*Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society*,**50**: 812–815, doi:10.1090/S0002-9904-1944-08209-8

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