Mathematician:Paul Richard Halmos

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Mathematician

Hungarian-born mathematician who made fundamental advances in the areas of probability theory, statistics, operator theory, ergodic theory and functional analysis (in particular, Hilbert spaces).

Also famous for his widely-cited book Naive Set Theory.


Nationality

Hungarian-American


History

  • Born: 3 March 1916, Budapest, Hungary
  • Died: 2 Oct 2006, Los Gatos, California, USA


Achievements

Definitions of concepts named for Paul Richard Halmos can be found here.


Publications


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