David Preiss (born 1947) is a professor of mathematics at the University of Warwick and the winner of the 2008 LMS Pólya Prize for his 1987 result on Geometry of Measures, where he solved the remaining problem in the geometric theoretic structure of sets and measures in Euclidean space. Preiss has Erdős number 1.
David Preiss is recognised as having a unique lecturing style that blends together a multimedia demonstration and vocal lecturing: this has brought him much peer attention from within the Warwick Mathematics Institute.
He is associate editor of the mathematical journal Real Analysis Exchange.
- Erdős, Paul; Preiss, David (1976). "Decomposition of Spheres in Hilbert Spaces". Commentationes Mathematicae Universitatis Carolinae 017 (4): 791–795.
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