Mathematician:David William Boyd

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Mathematician

Canadian mathematician who does research on harmonic and classical analysis, inequalities related to geometry, number theory, and polynomial factorization, sphere packing, number theory involving Diophantine approximation and Mahler's measure, and computer computations


Nationality

Canadian


History

  • Born: 17 September 1941
  • 1963: Received B.Sc. with Honours from Carleton University
  • 1964: Received M.A. from University of Toronto
  • 1966: Received Ph.D. from University of Toronto
  • 1966 -- 1967: Assistant professor at University of Alberta
  • 1967 -- 1970: Assistant professor at California Institute of Technology
  • 1970 -- 1971: Associate professor at California Institute of Technology
  • 1971 -- 1974: Associate professor at University of British Columbia
  • 1974 -- 2007: Professor at University of British Columbia
  • 2007: Made Professor Emeritus at University of British Columbia


Publications

  • 1966: The Hilbert transformation on rearrangement invariant Banach spaces
  • 1977: Small Salem Numbers (Duke Math. J. Vol. 44: 315 – 328)
  • 1978: Pisot and Salem Numbers in Intervals of the Real Line (Math. Comp. Vol. 32: 1244 – 1260)  www.jstor.org/stable/2006349