Arthur Erdélyi

1908 - 1977

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Arthur Erdélyi studied in Brno and Prague and came to Scotland before the Second World War to avoid the Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia. He became a lecturer at Edinburgh and after a period in the USA he returned to Edinburgh as a Professor. He was an expert on Special Functions.
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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Todd and Erdélyi on Practical Mathematics
  2. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Arthur Erdélyi
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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1945
BMC plenary speaker1965
EMS President1971
Fellow of the Royal Society1975

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