Collected Papers in Mathematics

Œuvres Complètes—Collected Works

Authors: Doeblin, Wolfgang

Editors: Yor, Marc, Bru, Bernard (Eds.)

  • Contains all the publications of Wolfgang Doeblin (1915–1940) and  a reproduction of the pli cacheté
  • Presents for the first time, material that Doeblin wrote in 1940. 
  • Includes presentations and commentaries by specialists from various areas
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This book contains all of Wolfgang Doeblin's publications. In addition, it includes a reproduction of the pli cacheté on l'équation de Kolmogoroff and previously unpublished material that Doeblin wrote in 1940. The articles are accompanied by commentaries written by specialists in Doeblin's various areas of interest.

The modern theory of probability developed between the two World Wars thanks to the very remarkable work of Kolmogorov, Khinchin, S.N. Bernstein, Romanovsky, von Mises, Hostinsky, Onicescu, Fréchet, Lévy and others, among whom one name shines particularly brightly, that of Wolfgang Doeblin (1915–1940). The work of this young mathematician, whose life was tragically cut short by the war, remains even now, and indeed will remain into the future, an exemplar of originality and of mathematical power.

This book was conceived and in essence brought to fruition by Marc Yor before his death in 2014. It is dedicated to him.

About the authors

Marc Yor (1949–2014) was Professor at the Pierre et Marie Curie University, Paris VI. He was one of the most eminent specialists in probability theory, with a particular interest in stochastic processes related to Brownian motion and their applications to mathematical finance. A member of the French Academy of Sciences, his numerous students include some very eminent mathematicians.

Bernard Bru is a retired Professor at the René Descartes University, Paris V.  He is a specialist in the history of probability and statistics and has edited the work of some of the major figures in this area, including Laplace, Condorcet, and Cournot.

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Book Title
Œuvres Complètes—Collected Works
  • Marc Yor
  • Bernard Bru
Springer International Publishing
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Springer Nature Switzerland AG
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XVII, 748