Erhard Schmidt

1876 - 1959

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Schmidt is best remembered for the Gram-Schmidt orthogonalisation process, which takes a basis of a space and constructs an orthogonal one from it.
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List of References (9 books/articles)

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  1. Walter Ledermann's memoir


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  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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