Aurel Wintner

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Aurel Wintner
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Born (1903-04-08)8 April 1903
Budapest, Hungary
Died 15 January 1958(1958-01-15) (aged 54)
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Nationality Austria-Hungary
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Johns Hopkins University
Alma mater University of Leipzig
Doctoral advisor Leon Lichtenstein
Doctoral students Robert Bass
Monroe Martin
Calvin Putnam
Shlomo Sternberg
Known for Jessen–Wintner theorem

Aurel Friedrich Wintner (8 April 1903 – 15 January 1958) was a mathematician noted for his research in mathematical analysis, number theory, differential equations and probability theory.[1] He was one of the founders of probabilistic number theory. He received his Ph.D from the University of Leipzig in 1928 under the guidance of Leon Lichtenstein.


  • Spektraltheorie der unendlichen Matrizen, 1929[2]
  • The Analytical Foundations of Celestial Mechanics, 1941
  • The Fourier Transforms of Probability Distributions, 1947


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