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**Olav Kallenberg** (born 1939) is a probability theorist known for his work on exchangeable stochastic processes and for his graduate-level textbooks and monographs. Kallenberg is a professor of mathematics at Auburn University in Alabama in the USA.^{[1]}

Olav Kallenberg | |
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Born | 1939 (age 84–85) |

Education | Royal Institute of Technology Chalmers University of Technology |

Awards | Rollo Davidson Prize |

Scientific career | |

Institutions | Uppsala University Auburn University |

Doctoral advisor | Harald Bergström |

From 1991 to 1994, Kallenberg served as the Editor-in-Chief of *Probability Theory and Related Fields* (a leading journal in probability).^{[2]}

Olav Kallenberg was educated in Sweden. He has worked as a probabilist in Sweden and in the United States.^{[citation needed]}

Kallenberg was born and educated in Sweden, with an undergraduate exam in engineering physics from Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm. Kallenberg entered doctoral studies in mathematical statistics at KTH, but left his studies to work in operations analysis for a consulting firm in Gothenburg. While in Gothenburg, Kallenberg also taught at Chalmers University of Technology, from which he received his Ph.D. in 1972 under the supervision of Harald Bergström.^{[3]}^{[4]}
After earning his doctoral degree, Kallenberg stayed with Chalmers as a lecturer.^{[citation needed]}

While at Gothenburg, Kallenberg was appointed to a full professorship in Uppsala University, taking the position of Carl-Gustav Esseen, who retired in 1984. This appointment caused him to lose his position at Gothenburg, but he was unable to afford the move to Uppsala to take the new appointment. This awkward circumstance led him to the United States.^{[5]}

Later he moved to the United States. Since 1986, he has been Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at Auburn University.^{[citation needed]}

In 1977, Kallenberg was awarded the Rollo Davidson Prize from Cambridge University, and Kallenberg was only the second recipient of the prize in history.^{[6]}

Kallenberg is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.^{[7]}

In April 2006 Kallenberg was selected Auburn's 32nd annual Distinguished Graduate Faculty Lecturer at Auburn.^{[8]} Kallenberg delivered the 2003 AACTM Lewis-Parker Lecture at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.^{[9]}

- Kallenberg, O.,
*Probabilistic Symmetries and Invariance Principles*. Springer -Verlag, New York (2005). 510 pp. ISBN 0-387-25115-4.^{[10]} - Kallenberg, O.,
*Foundations of Modern Probability*, 2nd ed. Springer Series in Statistics. (2002). 650 pp. ISBN 0-387-95313-2; 3rd ed. Probability Theory and Stochastic Modelling. (2021). 946 pp. ISBN 978-3-030-61870-4 - Kallenberg, O.,
*Random Measures*, 4th edition. Academic Press, New York, London; Akademie-Verlag, Berlin (1986). MR0854102

*Homogeneity and the strong Markov property*. Ann. Probab. 15 (1987), 213–240.*Spreading and predictable sampling in exchangeable sequences and processes*. Ann. Probab. 16 (1988), 508–534.*Multiple integration with respect to Poisson and Lévy processes*(with J. Szulga). Probab. Th. Rel. Fields (1989), 101–134.*General Wald-type identities for exchangeable sequences and processes*. Probab. Th. Rel. Fields 83 (1989), 447–487.*Random time change and an integral representation for marked stopping times*. Probab. Th. Rel. Fields 86 (1990), 167–202.*Some dimension-free features of vector-valued martingales*(with R. Sztencel). Probab. Th. Rel. Fields 88 (1991), 215–247.*Symmetries on random arrays and set-indexed processes*. J. Theor. Probab. 5 (1992), 727–765.*Random arrays and functionals with multivariate rotational symmetries*. Probab. Th. Rel. Fields 103 (1995), 91–141.*On the existence of universal functional solutions to classical SDEs*. Ann. Probab. 24 (1996), 196–205.

**^**Faculty profile, Auburn University, retrieved 2013-12-20.**^**Author biography from*Foundations of Modern Probability*, 2nd ed. (Springer, 2002).**^**Kallenberg, Olav (1972).*Characterization and convergence of random measures and point processes*. Doktorsavhandlingar vid Chalmers tekniska högskola. Ny serie, 0346-718X; 42. Gothenburg. libris: 97984.`{{cite book}}`

: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)**^**Olav Kallenberg at the Mathematics Genealogy Project**^**"Correspondence of Olav Kallenberg, 1980–1996". University of Florida. Retrieved 2024-04-11. See last page of Letter to K. L. Chung, March 10, 1991, pp. 3-6.**^**ROLLO DAVIDSON AWARDS, Rollo Davidson Trust, Cambridge University. Accessed January 24, 2010**^**IMS Awards Archived 2014-03-02 at the Wayback Machine, Institute of Mathematical Statistics. Accessed January 24, 2010**^**Math professor named Distinguished Graduate Faculty Lecturer for 2006, AU Report, Vol. 39, no. 11, March 2006. Accessed January 24, 2010**^**2003 AACTM Lewis-Parker Lecturer Prof. Olav Kallenberg, Alabama Association of College Teachers of Mathematics. Accessed January 24, 2010**^**Diaconis, Persi (2009). "Book review:*Probabilistic symmetries and invariance principles*(Olav Kallenberg, Springer, New York, 2005)".*Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society*. New Series.**46**(4): 691–696. doi:10.1090/S0273-0979-09-01262-2. MR 2525743.

- Brief CV for the 2003 Lewis-Parker Lecturer .