Joseph Leo Doob, 1910-2004

  • Burgess DavisEmail author
  • Renming Song
Part of the Selected Works in Probability and Statistics book series (SWPS)


D. Burkholder and P. Protter. Joseph Leo Doob, 1910–2004. Stochastic Process. Appl., 115(7):1061–1072, 2005. Reprinted with permission of Elsevier Inc. An electronic version is available at  10.1016/


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Department of StatisticsPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of IllinoisUrbanaUSA

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