William Feller

William Feller (1906 - 1970) American mathematician who specialized in probability , best known for the Feller process, and his classic textbook “An Introduction to Probability Theory and Its Applications”, 1.

Feller was born in Zagreb (now the capital of Croatia) and christened after Saint Willibrord. He moved to Germany to study at Göttingen University, where he received his doctoral . Because of Nazism, he fled to Denmark, later Sweden and finally America, becoming a citizen just prior to World War II. As a member of the American Mathematical Society, Feller began the publication of the journal Mathematical Reviews.

Title William Feller
Canonical name WilliamFeller
Date of creation 2013-03-22 16:24:10
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Synonym Willibrord Feller
Synonym Vilim Feller