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**Lee Albert Rubel** ( December 1, 1928 – March 25, 1995) was a mathematician known for his contributions to analog computing.^{[1]}^{[2]}^{[3]}

Lee Albert Rubel | |
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Born | December 1, 1928 |

Died | March 25, 1995 | (aged 66)

Nationality | American |

Alma mater | University of Wisconsin-Madison |

Known for | Analog computing |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Mathematics |

Institutions | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign |

Thesis | Entire Functions and Ostrowski Sequences (1954) |

Doctoral advisor | Robert Creighton Buck |

Originally from New York, he held a Doctorate of Mathematics degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and was professor of Mathematics at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 1954.^{[4]}

He wrote for several scientific publications like the *Complex Variables and Elliptic Equations International Journal*, the *Constructive Approximation* mathematical journal, the *American Mathematical Monthly*, the *Journal of Differential Equations*, the *Journal of Approximation Theory*, the *Journal of Symbolic Logic*, the *Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society*. He also collaborated to the *Functional Analysis* periodical, the *Tohoku Mathematical*, the *Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society*, the *Franklin Institute-engineering and Applied Mathematics*, *Combinatorica*, *Israel Journal of Mathematics*, and *Journal of Theoretical Neurobiology*, among others.

He was a member of the American Mathematical Society for 43 years,^{[5]} which published many of his papers in the *Proceedings of the AMS*.

He died on March 25, 1995, in Urbana, Illinois.^{[1]}

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^{a}^{b}Wolfgang Saxon (April 13, 1995). "Lee A. Rubel, 66, Computer Scientist And Mathematician".*The New York Times*. Retrieved 4 November 2012. **^**Mills, J.W.; Parker, M.; Himebaugh, B.; Shue, C.; Kopecky, B.; Weileman, C. (2006).*Empty space computes: The evolution of an unconventional supercomputer*. Proceedings of the 3rd conference on Computing frontiers. ACM. pp. 115–126.**^**Mills, J.W. (2008). "The nature of the extended analog computer".*Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena*.**237**(9). Elsevier: 1235–1256. Bibcode:2008PhyD..237.1235M. doi:10.1016/j.physd.2008.03.041.**^**Genealogy Project. "Lee Albert Rubel". North Dakota State University and American Mathematical Society. Retrieved 3 November 2012.**^**"Mathematics People" (PDF).*Notices of the AMS*.**42**(7): 780.