publication . Article . 2013

Józef Schreier (1909–1943). Biografia

Maligranda, Lech;
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  • Published: 09 Dec 2013 Journal: Wiadomości Matematyczne, volume 49 (issn: 2080-5519, eissn: 2543-991X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Polish Mathematical Society
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Jozef (Josef) Schreier was a Polish mathematician, working in functional<br/>analysis, group theory and combinatorics. In 1934 he defended Ph.D. thesis On finite basis in topological groups at the University of Jan Kazimierz in Lwow under supervision of Stefan Banach, and was active member of the so-called Lwow School of Mathematics. He published 16 scientific papers and his name is known in mathematics for Schreier spaces, Schreier sets, and Schreier-Ulam theorems. In April 1943, committed suicide pushed to this desperate step by the Nazis. Part one describes the life of Jozef Schreier but in the second part we will discuss his scientific achievements in mathem...
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