Mathematician:Tage Gills Torsten Carleman

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Swedish mathematician whose main work was in analysis and applied mathematics.




  • Born: 8 July 1892, Visseltofta, Sweden
  • 8 February 1917: Became a docent of mathematics at Uppsala University
  • 1923: Appointed a full professor at Lund University
  • 1924: Called as professor to Stockholm University
  • 1924: Became a member of the Royal Physiographic Society in Lund
  • 1926: Elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 1927: Became an editor of Acta Mathematica
  • 1927: Became director of the Mittag-Leffler Institute
  • Died: 11 Jan 1949, Stockholm, Sweden

Theorems and Definitions


  • 1917: On the Neumann-PoincarĂ© problem for a region with corners (Ph.D. thesis)
  • 1923: Singular integral equations with real and symmetric kernel
  • 1926: Quasi-analytic functions
  • 1928: Textbook in differential and integral calculus together with geometrical and mechanical applications
  • 1944: Fourier integral and questions connected with it
  • 1957: Mathematical problems of the kinetic theory of gas

Also known as

Usually known as Torsten Carleman.