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© 1998

Problems and Theorems in Analysis I

Series. Integral Calculus. Theory of Functions

Textbook

Part of the Classics in Mathematics book series (volume 193)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIX
  2. Infinite Series and Infinite Sequences

    1. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 1-15
    2. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 15-23
    3. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 23-32
    4. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 32-45
  3. Integration

    1. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 46-62
    2. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 62-75
    3. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 75-84
    4. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 85-95
    5. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 95-102
  4. Functions of One Complex Variable General Part

    1. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 103-113
    2. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 113-124
    3. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 125-132
    4. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 133-145
    5. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 145-157
    6. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 157-172
  5. Solutions

    1. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 173-229
    2. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 230-296
    3. George Pólya, Gabor Szegö
      Pages 297-384
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 385-393

About this book

Introduction

From the reviews: "The work is one of the real classics of this century; it has had much influence on teaching, on research in several branches of hard analysis, particularly complex function theory, and it has been an essential indispensable source book for those seriously interested in mathematical problems. These volumes contain many extraordinary problems and sequences of problems, mostly from some time past, well worth attention today and tomorrow. Written in the early twenties by two young mathematicians of outstanding talent, taste, breadth, perception, perseverence, and pedagogical skill, this work broke new ground in the teaching of mathematics and how to do mathematical research. (Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society)

Keywords

analysis analytic function convergence differential equation distribution integral integration logarithm maximum minimum theory of functions

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

About the authors

Biography of George Pólya

Born in Budapest, December 13, 1887, George Pólya initially studied law, then languages and literature in Budapest. He came to mathematics in order to understand philosophy, but the subject of his doctorate in 1912 was in probability theory and he promptly abandoned philosophy.
After a year in Göttingen and a short stay in Paris, he received an appointment at the ETH in Zürich. His research was multi-faceted, ranging from series, probability, number theory and combinatorics to astronomy and voting systems. Some of his deepest work was on entire functions. He also worked in conformal mappings, potential theory, boundary value problems, and isoperimetric problems in mathematical physics, as well as heuristics late in his career. When Pólya left Europe in 1940, he first went to Brown University, then two years later to Stanford, where he remained until his death on September 7, 1985.


Biography of Gabor Szegö

Born in Kunhegyes, Hungary, January 20, 1895, Szegö studied in Budapest and Vienna, where he received his Ph. D. in 1918, after serving in the Austro-Hungarian army in the First World War. He became a privatdozent at the University of Berlin and in 1926 succeeded Knopp at the University of Kšnigsberg. It was during his time in Berlin that he and Pólya collaborated on their great joint work, the Problems and Theorems in Analysis. Szegö's own research concentrated on orthogonal polynomials and Toeplitz matrices. With the deteriorating situation in Germany at that time, he moved in 1934 to Washington University, St. Louis, where he remained until 1938, when he moved to Stanford. As department head at Stanford, he arranged for Pólya to join the Stanford faculty in 1942. Szegö remained at Stanford until his death on August 7, 1985.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Problems and Theorems in Analysis I
  • Book Subtitle Series. Integral Calculus. Theory of Functions
  • Authors George Polya
    Gabor Szegö
  • Series Title Classics in Mathematics
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-61983-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-05672-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-540-63640-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-61983-0
  • Series ISSN 0072-7830
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIX, 393
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Originally published as Volume 193 in the series: Grundlehren der mathematischen Wissenschaften
  • Topics Analysis
  • Buy this book on publisher's site

Reviews

From the reviews: "The present English edition is not a mere translation of the German original. Many new problems have been added. (Jahresb. DMV) "There are some excellent books which are indispensable to the instruction of indeed good mathematicians and this volume is, without any doubt, one of them. The broad horizon of the book, its clear style and logical construction are some of the qualities which assure

From the reviews: "The work is one of the real classics of this century; it has had much influence on teaching, on research in several branches of hard analysis, particularly complex function theory, and it has been an essential indispensable source book for those seriously interested in mathematical problems. These volumes contain many extraordinary problems and sequences of problems, mostly from some time past, well worth attention today and tomorrow. Written in the early twenties by two young mathematicians of outstanding talent, taste, breadth, perception, perseverence, and pedagogical skill, this work broke new ground in the teaching of mathematics and how to do mathematical research."  -Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society