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Richard von Mises

Richard von Mises was professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Berlin from 1920 to 1933. In the face of rising antisemitism he left Germany in 1933 and spent the rest of his life in exile, first in Turkey, then in the United States.
He is famous worldwide for his fundamental contributions in Applied Mathematics and in the development of Probability Theory and Statistics.
The Richard-von-Mises-Lecture is held annually.

June 22, 2012

"Quasiconvexity and experiments on phase nucleation"
Professor Sir John Ball, FRS FRSE (University of Oxford)

preceded by

"Große Berliner Mathematiker des 19.Jahrhunderts, unter ihnen Leopold Kronecker, ein theoretischer Informatiker."
Professor Bernd Bank (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Matheon BMS

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