Previous  (Chronologically)  Next  Main Index 
Previous  (Alphabetically)  Next  Biographies index 
Version for printing 
Georgii Polozii studied at Saratov University which had been founded in 1919. He graduated in 1937 and then was appointed to the teaching staff of the university. In 1949 Polozii was appointed to the University of Kiev and he remained at Kiev until his death in 1968.
Polozii's major pure mathematical contributions were to the theory of functions of a complex variable, approximation theory, and numerical analysis. He also made major contributions to mathematical physics and applied mathematics in particular working on the theory of elasticity.
Between 1962 and 1966 Polozii developed the theory for a new class of (p,q) analytic functions. Petryshyn, writing in [2], summarises Polozii's work:
Original results in the theory of functions of a complex variable were obtained in the 1950s and 1960s by G Polozii of Kiev, who introduced a new notion of panalytic functions, defined the notion of derivative and integral for these functions, developed their calculus, obtained a generalised Cauchy formula, and devised a new approximation method for solution of problems in elasticity and filtration. His results were further developed by his students ...
In approximation theory Polozii worked mainly with the aim of developing effective methods to solve boundary value problems which arise in mathematical physics. He work here produced the method of summary representation.
Article by: J J O'Connor and E F Robertson
Click on this link to see a list of the Glossary entries for this page
List of References (2 books/articles)
 
Mathematicians born in the same country

JOC/EFR © December 1997 Copyright information 
School of Mathematics and Statistics University of St Andrews, Scotland  
The URL of this page is: http://wwwhistory.mcs.standrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Polozii.html 