Person: Onicescu, Octav


Octav Onicescu was a Romanian mathematician with research interests that included many areas such as probability, Riemannian manifolds, absolute differential calculus, functional analysis, algebra, and the topological theory of functions. He is considered as the founder of the Romanian school of probability.

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Born 20 August 1892, Botoșani, North Moldavia (now Romania). Died 19 August 1983, Bucharest, Romania.

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Origin Romania

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