French mathematician who pioneered the theory of distributions, which gives a well-defined meaning to objects such as the Dirac delta function.
- Developed the theory of distributions, a new notion of generalized function motivated by the Dirac delta-function of theoretical physics.
- Born: 5 March 1915 in Paris, France
- Died: 4 July 2002 in Paris, France
Theorems and Definitions
Results named for Laurent-Moïse Schwartz can be found here.
Definitions of concepts named for Laurent-Moïse Schwartz can be found here.
- 1968: Application of Distributions to the Theory of Elementary Particles in Quantum Mechanics
- 1979: Analyse hilbertienne
Also known as
Some sources do not hyphenate, and do not bother with the diaeresis on the i of Moïse:
- Laurent Moise Schwartz
Usually known just as Laurent Schwartz.