|Born||2 October 1908
|Died||12 December 1977 (aged 69)
|Institutions||University of Edinburgh, CalTech|
|Known for||special functions, asymptotic analysis, fractional integration, partial differential equations|
Prof Arthur Erdélyi FRS, FRSE (2 October 1908 – 12 December 1977) was a Hungarian-born British mathematician. Erdélyi was a leading expert on special functions, particularly orthogonal polynomials and hypergeometric functions.
He died in Edinburgh.
- Jones, D. S. (1979). "Arthur Erdelyi. 2 October 1908-12 December 1977". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 25: 266. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1979.0009.
- O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Arthur Erdélyi", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
- Arthur Erdélyi at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF FORMER FELLOWS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH 1783 – 2002 (PDF). The Royal Society of Edinburgh. July 2006. ISBN 0 902 198 84 X.