# Peter Cameron (mathematician)

- Peter Cameron (mathematician)
**Peter Jephson Cameron** (b. 23 January 1947 in Toowoomba) is a mathematician, based at Queen Mary, University of London.

He received a B.Sc. from the University of Queensland and a D.Phil. in 1971 from University of Oxford, with Peter M. Neumann as his supervisor. [*MathGenealogy|id=26487*] Subsequently he was a Junior Research Fellow and then a Tutorial fellow at Merton College, Oxford. He was awarded the London Mathematical Society's Whitehead Prize in 1979 and is joint winner of the 2003 Euler Medal.

He specialises in algebra and combinatorics; he has written books about combinatorics, algebra, permutation groups and logic, and about 250 academic papers. [* [**http://www.maths.qmul.ac.uk/~pjc/pub0.html Recent publications of Peter J. Cameron*] ] He has an Erdős number of 1. [* [**http://www.oakland.edu/enp/Erdos0 The Erdös Number Project Data Files*] ] See also Cameron–Erdős conjecture.

**References**

* [*http://www.win.tue.nl/math/eidma/courses/minicourses/cameron/MC-DAG-5.html Short biography*] **External links**

* [*http://www.maths.qmul.ac.uk/~pjc/ Peter Cameron's home page*]

* [*http://www.maths.qmul.ac.uk/~rfb/pjc60/ Peter Cameron's 60th birthday conference*]

* [*http://www.theoremoftheday.org/Resources/Mathematicians.html#C Theorems by Peter Cameron at Theorem of the Day*]

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