© 2015

Henry P. McKean Jr. Selecta

  • F. Alberto Grünbaum
  • Pierre van Moerbeke
  • Victor H. Moll

Part of the Contemporary Mathematicians book series (CM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VII
  2. Henry P. McKean Jr.
    Pages 1-9
  3. David Williams
    Pages 11-13
  4. Hermann Flaschka
    Pages 15-30
  5. Henry P. McKean Jr.
    Pages 31-48
  6. F. Alberto Grünbaum, Pierre van Moerbeke, Victor H. Moll
    Pages 49-52
  7. H. P. McKean Jr., I. M. Singer
    Pages 53-76
  8. Henry P. McKean Jr.
    Pages 149-187
  9. Henry P. McKean Jr.
    Pages 189-193
  10. Paul A. Samuelson
    Pages 195-232
  11. Henry P. McKean Jr.
    Pages 293-310
  12. K. Itô, H. P. McKean Jr.
    Pages 311-360
  13. H. P. McKean, P. van Moerbeke
    Pages 361-418

About this book


This volume presents a selection of papers by Henry P. McKean, which illustrate the various areas in mathematics in which he has made seminal contributions. Topics covered include probability theory, integrable systems, geometry and financial mathematics. Each paper represents a contribution by Prof. McKean, either alone or together with other researchers, that has had a profound influence in the respective area.


Brownian motion and Local Time Diffusion processes Gaussian Processes KdV and infinite genus Riemann surfaces Options in Financial Mathematics

Editors and affiliations

  • F. Alberto Grünbaum
    • 1
  • Pierre van Moerbeke
    • 2
  • Victor H. Moll
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  2. 2.Institut de Recherche en Math_ematique at Physique, Department of MathematicsUniversit_e catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, & Brandeis UniversityWalthamUSA
  3. 3.Tulane UniversityNew OrleansUSA

About the editors

Pierre van Moerbeke received his doctorate at the Rockefeller University under the supervision of Henry P. McKean, went on to having positions at the University of Paris (Orsay), Berkeley and Stanford, before sharing his time between the University of Louvain and Brandeis University.

Alberto Grünbaum received his doctorate at the Rockefeller University under the supervision of Marc Kac, and then went on to having positions at the Courant Institute, Caltech and Berkeley.

Victor H. Moll received his doctorate at Courant Institute of New York University under the supervision of Henry P. McKean. After an instructor position at Temple University in Philadelphia, he joined the Department of Mathematics at Tulane University.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Henry P. McKean Jr. Selecta
  • Editors F. Alberto Grünbaum
    Pierre van Moerbeke
    Victor H. Moll
  • Series Title Contemporary Mathematicians
  • Series Abbreviated Title Contemporary Mathematicians(Birkhäuser)
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Birkhäuser, Cham
  • eBook Packages Mathematics and Statistics Mathematics and Statistics (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-22236-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-79383-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-22237-0
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VII, 418
  • Number of Illustrations 59 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Mathematics, general
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