# Mathematician:Isaac Jacob Schoenberg

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## Mathematician

Romanian-American mathematician, known for his discovery of splines.

## Nationality

Romanian, later American

## History

- Born: 21 April 1903 in Galatz, Romania
- Died: 21 February 1990 in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, USA

## Theorems and Definitions

- Bloom-Schoenberg Number (with Melvin Bloom), also known as Kakeya's Constant, for Soichi Kakeya

Definitions of concepts named for **Isaac Jacob Schoenberg** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1973:
*Cardinal Spline Interpolation* - 1982:
*Mathematical Time Exposures*