Mathematician:Arthur Herbert Copeland

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American mathematician whose main interest was in the foundations of probability.

Worked with Paul Erdős on the Copeland-Erdős constant.

Father of Arthur Herbert Copeland, Jr.




  • Born: June 22, 1898 Rochester, New York
  • Died: July 6, 1970

Theorems and Definitions

Definitions of concepts named for Arthur Herbert Copeland can be found here.


  • 1927: Note on the Fourier development of continuous functions (Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. Vol. 33no. 6: 689 – 692)
  • 1936: A mixture theorem for nonconservative mechanical systems (Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. Vol. 42no. 12: 895 – 900)
  • 1937: Consistency of the conditions determining Kollektivs (Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. Vol. 42no. 3: 333 – 357)
  • 1944: The Teaching of the Calculus of Probability
  • 1962: Geometry, Algebra, and Trigonometry by Vector Methods