Person: Hewitt, Edwin


Edwin Hewitt made fundamental contributions to functional analysis, measure theory, and topology as well as Diophantine approximation, the structure of semigroups and abstract harmonic analysis. He is well-known for his discovery, in collaboration with Leonard Jimmie Savage, of the Hewitt-Savage zero-one law.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 20 January 1920, Everett, Snohomish, Washington, USA. Died 21 June 1999, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive