Philip Rabinowitz (mathematician)
August 14, 1926|
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
|Died||July 21, 2006
|Institutions||National Bureau of Standards,
Weizmann Institute of Science
|Alma mater||University of Pennsylvania|
|Thesis||Normal Coverings and Uniform Spaces (1951)|
|Doctoral advisor||Walter Gottschalk|
Philip Rabinowitz (August 14, 1926 – July 21, 2006) was an American and Israeli applied mathematician. He was best known for his work in numerical analysis, including his books A First Course in Numerical Analysis with Anthony Ralston and Methods of Numerical Integration with Philip J. Davis. He was the author of numerous articles on numerical computation.
He earned his Ph.D. in 1951 under Walter Gottschalk at the University of Pennsylvania. He worked for the American National Bureau of Standards and taught at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel.
- Personal web page at the Weizmann Institute of Science
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