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Abraham Robinson

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Abraham Robinson (October 6, 1918 - April 11, 1974) was a mathematician who is most widely known for development of nonstandard analysis, a mathematically rigorous system whereby infinitesimal and infinite numbers were incorporated into mathematics.

He was born in Waldenburg, Germany, which is now Walbrzych, in Poland, and he died in New Haven, Connecticut in the United States.

References

  • J. W. Dauben, Abraham Robinson: The Creation of Nonstandard Analysis, A Personal and Mathematical Odyssey, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1998

External link

fr:Abraham Robinson ja:アブラハム・ロビンソン

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