The Bôcher Memorial Prize is awarded by the American Mathematical Society every five years for notable research in analysis that has appeared in a recognized North American journal. Winners have included James W. Alexander (1928), Eric Temple Bell (1924), George D. Birkhoff (1923), Paul J. Cohen (1964), Solomon Lefschetz (1924), Marston Morse (1933), John von Neumann (1938), and Norbert Wiener (1933).

# Bôcher Prize

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American Mathematical Society. "The Bôcher Memorial Prize." http://www.ams.org/secretary/prizes.html#boch.MacTutor History of Mathematics site. http://www-groups.dcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/~history/Societies/AMSBocherPrize.html.## Referenced on Wolfram|Alpha

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Post, Jonathan Vos. "Bôcher Prize." From *MathWorld*--A Wolfram Web Resource, created by Eric
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