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Hans Schneider (24 January 1927 - 28 October 2014) was an Austrian-American mathematician, and James Joseph Sylvester Emeritus Professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He was the first president of the International Matrix Group (1987-1990) and it successor, the International Linear Algebra Society (1990 – 1996). Schneider was a founding editor (1968-1972) and then editor-in-chief of Linear Algebra and Its Applications (1972 - 2012)[1] and an Advisory Editor of the Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra.[2][3] He was born in Vienna, Austria.

Schneider died of cancer at the age of 87.

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