Bishop, Errett

Bishop, Errett

(1928–83) mathematician; born in Newton, Kans. He taught at Berkeley (1954–65) and at the University of California (1965–83). He specialized in the theory of functions of several complex variables, the theory of uniform algebras, and functional analysis.
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