Browsing articles in "Obituary"

Obituary: Patrick Billingsley, 1925–2011

Patrick Billingsley, scholar, writer, and actor, died Friday, April 22 at the age of 85. He is survived by his children Franny, Patty, Julie, Marty and Paul, and by his [ More.. ]


Obituary: Anatolii Skorokhod, 1930–2011

The world’s mathematical community lost one of its most prominent members when Professor Anatolii Vladimirovich Skorokhod died on January 3, 2011. Anatolii Skorokhod was born on September 10, 1930 in [ More.. ]

Jul 15, 2011

Obituary: Bernard Harris 1926–2011

Bernard Harris passed away peacefully on January 28, 2011, at Tulane University Medical Center in New Orleans, La., following complications from heart surgery. Bernard was born on June 20, 1926, [ More.. ]

Jul 15, 2011

Obituary: Timothy Robertson 1937–2010

Professor Tim Robertson passed away on April 5, 2010, to the regret of his colleagues, family and friends. His former students, collaborators and colleagues who had held him in high [ More.. ]

Jun 10, 2011

Obituary: Benoit Mandelbrot, 1924–2010

In the back of the cab, Benoît Mandelbrot was at work. We had an appointment in Manhattan together, and the Polish-born, Franco-American mathematician did not like the geometry of the [ More.. ]



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