Janos Galambos

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Janos Galambos in 1987.

Janos Galambos (Galambos János in Hungarian, Born Zirc, Hungary, 1 September 1940) is a mathematician affiliated with Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Dr. Galambos works on probability theory, number theory, statistics, and many other sub-specialties, and has published hundreds of papers and many books. Galambos earned his Ph.D. in 1963 from Eötvös Loránd University, under the supervision of Alfréd Rényi.[1][2] In 1993 he was elected external member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences,[3] and in 2001 he became a corresponding member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering.[4]

Selected books[edit]

  • The Asymptotic Theory of Extreme Order Statistics, John Wiley, New York, 1978.
  • Advanced Probability Theory, Marcel Dekker, New York, 1988.
  • Bonferroni-type Inequalities with Applications, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1996.


  1. ^ Galambos' web site at Temple U..
  2. ^ Janos Galambos at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  3. ^ Biography of Galambos in Advanced Probability Theory, 2nd ed.
  4. ^ List of corresponding academics, Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering.

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