Isador M. Sheffer
|Isador M. Sheffer|
October 15, 1901|
|Died||April 20, 1992(aged 90)|
|Doctoral advisor||G. D. Birkhoff|
|Known for||Sheffer sequence|
Isador Mitchell Sheffer (October 15, 1901–April 20, 1992) was an American mathematician best known for the Sheffer sequence of polynomials. Born in Massachusetts, he lived a large portion of his life in State College, Pennsylvania, where he was a Professor of Mathematics at Pennsylvania State University.