Alexander M. Ostrowski (1893–1986): His life, work, and students
Walter GautschiPurdue University, West Lafayette, United States
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The life of A. M. Ostrowski, full professor of mathematics at the University of Basel from 1927 to 1958, is sketched, and his extensive and many-sided work is summarized and illustrated by a few selected contributions. A complete list of his Ph.D. students is assembled and the careers of some of them are traced.