By Heinz Bauer

Heinz Bauer (1928-2002) used to be one of many widespread figures in Convex research and capability concept within the moment half the twentieth century. The Bauer minimal precept and Bauer's paintings on Silov's boundary and the Dirichlet challenge are milestones in convex research. Axiomatic capability thought owes him what's recognized through now as Bauer harmonic areas. those Selecta acquire greater than twenty of Bauer's learn papers together with his seminal papers in Convex research and power idea. Above his learn contributions Bauer is healthier identified for his artwork of writing survey articles. 5 of his surveys on diversified issues are reprinted during this quantity. between them is the well known article Approximation and summary Boundary, for which he used to be offered with the Chauvenet cost via the yankee Mathematical organization in 1980