Roman Sikorski

Roman Sikorski (July 11, 1920 – September 12, 1983) was a Polish mathematician.

Roman Sikorski
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Born(1920-07-11)July 11, 1920
DiedSeptember 12, 1983(1983-09-12) (aged 63)
NationalityPoland
Alma materUniversity of Warsaw
Known forRasiowa–Sikorski lemma
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
InstitutionsUniversity of Warsaw
Doctoral advisorAndrzej Mostowski

BiographyEdit

Sikorski was a professor at the University of Warsaw from 1952 until 1982. Since 1962, he was a member of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

Sikorski's research interests included: Boolean algebras, mathematical logic, functional analysis, the theory of distributions, measure theory, general topology, and descriptive set theory.

WorksEdit

  • Boolean Algebras (1960)
  • Funkcje rzeczywiste (t. 1–2 1958–59)
  • The Mathematics of Metamathematics (1963, together with Helena Rasiowa)
  • Rachunek rózniczkowy i całkowy — funkcje wielu zmiennych (1967)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Roman Sikorski (11 July 1920–12 September 1983), Studia Mathematica, 78(1984), 105.
  • M. Maczynski, T. Traczyk: Roman Sikorski (1920–1983), Wiadom. Mat., 27(2), 1987, 235–241.