# Mathematician:Alicia Boole Stott

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## Mathematician

Irish-English mathematician who made substantial contributions to the field of four-dimensional geometry, which she famously grasped at a very early age.

Coined the word polytope.

Daughter of George Boole and sister-in-law of Charles Howard Hinton.

## Nationality

Irish (then part of Great Britain), later English.

## History

- Born: 8 June 1860 in Cork, Ireland
- 1914: Awarded honorary doctorate from the University of Groningen
- Died: 17 December 1940 in Highgate Middlesex, England

## Theorems and Definitions

## Publications

- 1900:
*On certain series of sections of the regular four-dimensional hypersolids* - 1907:
*On Models of 3-dimensional sections of regular hypersolids in space of 4 dimensions*(with Pieter Hendrik Schoute) - 1908:
*On the sections of a block of eight-cells by a space rotating about a plane*(with Pieter Hendrik Schoute) - 1910:
*Over wederkeerigheid in verband met halfregelmatige polytopen en netten*(with Pieter Hendrik Schoute) - 1910:
*Geometrical deduction of semiregular from regular polytopes and space fillings*(*Verhandelingen van de Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen, Verhandelingen Natuurkunde, Eerste Sectie***Vol. 11**,*no. 1*: pp. 1 – 24)

## Also known as

Known informally to her friends as **Alice**.