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Dunham Jackson

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Nationality  American
Fields  Mathematician

Role  Mathematician
Name  Dunham Jackson
Awards  Chauvenet Prize
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Born  24 July 1888 (1888-07-24)
Died  November 6, 1946, Minnesota, United States
Books  Fourier series and orthogonal polynomials, The theory of approximation
Education  Harvard University, University of Gottingen

Notable awards  Chauvenet Prize (1935)

Dunham Jackson (July 24, 1888 in Bridgewater, Massachusetts – November 6, 1946) was a mathematician who worked within approximation theory, notably with trigonometrical and orthogonal polynomials. He is known for Jackson's inequality. He was awarded the Chauvenet Prize in 1935. His book Fourier Series and Orthogonal Polynomials (dated 1941) was reprinted in 2004.


  • Dunham Jackson: The Theory of Approximation. AMS, 1930.
  • Dunham Jackson: Fourier Series and Orthogonal Polynomials. Carus Mathematical Monographs, 1941.
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