Marcel Riesz

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Riesz, Marcel


Born Nov. 16, 1886, in Győr. Mathematician of Hungarian origin. Brother of F. Riesz. Resident of Sweden from 1911.

Between 1904 and 1910, Riesz studied in Budapest, Göttingen, and Paris. He was a docent at the University of Stockholm from 1911 to 1927. In 1927 he became a professor at the University of Lund. Riesz’ works deal with Fourier series, Dirichlet series, divergent series, inequalities, and mathematical physics.


The General Theory of Dirichlet’s Series. Cambridge, 1915. (With G. H. Hardy.)
In Russian translation:
“O nekotorykh osnovnykh poniatiiakh reliativistskoi kvantovoi mekhaniki.” Uspekhi matematicheskikh nauk, 1950, vol. 5, issue 5 (39).
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[11] M. Riesz, "L'integrale de riemann-liouville et le probleme de cauchy," Acta Mathematica, vol.
The Riesz means, introduced by M. Riesz, have been studied in connection with summability of Fourier series and of Dirichlet series [3] and [4].
Hardy and M. Riesz, The general theory of Dirichlet's series, Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, No.