Mathematician:Paul Pierre Lévy

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Mathematician

French mathematician who was active especially in probability theory, introducing fundamental concepts such as local time, stable distributions and characteristic functions.


Nationality

French


History

  • Born: 15 September 1886 in Paris, France
  • Died: 15 December 1971 in Paris, France


Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Paul Pierre Lévy can be found here.


Publications

  • 1922: Leçons d'analyse fonctionnelle
  • 1925: Calcul des probabilités
  • 1937 -- 1954: Théorie de l'addition des variables aléatoires
  • 1948: Processus stochastiques et mouvement brownien
  • 1954: Le mouvement brownien


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