Lévy, Paul

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Lévy, Paul

 

Born Sept. 15, 1886, in Paris; died there Dec. 15, 1971. French mathematician. Member of the Paris Academy of Sciences (1964). Student of J. Hadamard.

Levy received his doctorate in mathematics in 1911. He was appointed a professor at the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris in 1920. His principal works dealt with probability theory (he was one of the founders of general limit theorems and of the theory of stochastic processes), functional analysis, the theory of functions, and mechanics.

WORKS

Théorie de l’addition des variables aléatoires, 2nd ed. Paris, 1954.
In Russian translation:
Konkretnye problemy funktsional’nogo analiza. Moscow, 1968.
Stokhasticheskie protsessy i brounovskoe dvizhenie. Moscow, 1972. (Contains a bibliography of Levy’s works.)
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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