Marshall Harvey Stone

1903 - 1989

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Stone is best known for the Stone-Weierstrass theorem on uniform approximation of continuous functions by polynomials.
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List of References (9 books/articles)

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Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Marshall Stone
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AMS Colloquium Lecturer1939
American Maths Society President1943 - 1944
AMS Gibbs Lecturer1956


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