Aida Paalman

Born:

place: Surinam

Aida B. Paalman-De Miranda was born in Surinam and traveled to The Netherlands, where she studied at the University of Amsterdam under the famous Dutch Topologist Johannes deGroot. She has retired from the faculty of the University of Amsterdam. Her faculty home page: http://www.wins.uva.nl/cgi-bin/searchperson.CGI?query=Paalman. email: aida@wins.uva.nl

A colloquium to mark Professor Paalman-de Miranda's retirement was held at the Universiteit van Amsterdam, 1997-09-12.

She published a book, and 11 papers.

Book:

1. **Paalman-de Miranda, A. B.** __Topological semigroups__.
Mathematical Centre Tracts, 11 Mathematisch Centrum, Amsterdam
1964.

papers:

11. **Paalman-de Miranda, A. B.** __Constructions with
ruler and compasses__. (Dutch) Geometry, from art to science
(Dutch), 47--56, CWI Syllabi, 33, Math. Centrum, Centrum Wisk.
Inform., Amsterdam, 1993.

10. **Paalman-de Miranda, Aïda B.** __A note on $W$-groups__.
Math. Systems Theory **5** (1971), 168--171.

9. **Paalman-de Miranda, A. B.** __Topological representation
of semigroups__. 1967 General Topology and its Relations to
Modern Analysis and Algebra, II (Proc. Second Prague Topological
Sympos., 1966) 276--282

8. **Paalman-de Miranda, A. B.** __Topological representation
of semigroups__. Math. Centrum Amsterdam Afd. Zuivere Wisk.
1966

7. **Paalman-de Miranda, A. B.** __Finitely generated commutative
semigroups__. (Dutch) Math. Centrum Amsterdam Afd. Zuivere Wisk.
1965

6. **Paalman-de Miranda, A. B.** __Completely simple semigroups
with a null elemen__t. (Dutch) Math. Centrum Amsterdam Afd.
Zuivere Wisk. 1964.

5. Baayen, P. C.; **Paalman-de Miranda, A. B.** __Disjoint
open and closed sets in the complement of a discrete space in
its \v Cech-Stone compactification__. (Dutch) Math. Centrum
Amsterdam Afd. Zuivere Wisk. 1963 1963 ZW-008, 3 pp.

4. **Paalman-de Miranda, A. B.** __The space of a topological
group__. (Dutch) Math. Centrum Amsterdam Afd. Zuivere Wisk.
1963.

2. Helmberg, Gilbert; **Paalman-de Miranda, Aida** __Almost
no sequence is well distributed__. Nederl. Akad. Wetensch. Proc.
Ser. A **67** = Indag. Math. **26** 1964 488--492.

1. de Vries, H.; **de Miranda, A. B.** __Groups with a
small number of automorphisms__. Math. Z **68 **1958 450--464.

I must thank Jan Aarts of Delfst University (The Netherlands) for this information.

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