Roland Bulirsch

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Roland Zdeněk Bulirsch (born November 10, 1932, Liberec) is a German mathematician specializing in numerical analysis.[1]

He earned his Ph.D. in 1966 at the Munich University of Technology and joined the faculty there in 1973.[2]

He is the author (with Josef Stoer) of Introduction to Numerical Analysis, a standard reference for the theory of numerical methods, and has also authored numerous other books and articles. The book From Nano to Space: Applied Mathematics Inspired by Roland Bulirsch is a tribute to his work.[3]


  1. ^ Breitner, Michael; Denk, Georg; Rentrop, Peter (2008). Roland Bulirsch - 75th Birthday. From Nano to Space. pp. 1–2. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74238-8_1. ISBN 978-3-540-74237-1.
  2. ^ "Prof. Dr. Dr. H.c. Mult. Roland Bulirsch".
  3. ^ Breitner, Michael; Denk, Georg; Rentrop, Peter (2008). From Nano to Space. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74238-8. ISBN 978-3-540-74237-1.

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