János Aczél (mathematician)

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János Dezső Aczél FRSC (Hungarian: [ˈɒt͡seːl]; 26 December 1924 – 1 January 2020)[1] was a Hungarian-Canadian mathematician. He worked in functional equations and information theory. He was born in Budapest. He was the founder of the journal Aequationes Mathematicae, first published in 1968, and remained its honorary editor-in-chief.[2]

In 1971, he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.[3] In 1990 he became an external member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.[4]

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  1. We remember Distinguished Professor Emeritus János Aczel, University of Waterloo
  2. Editorial board of Aequationes Mathematicae, accessed 25 January 2013.
  3. RSC Fellow listing Archived 2020-02-04 at the Wayback Machine, accessed 25 January 2013.
  4. Member listing, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, accessed 25 January 2013.