References for Abram Samoilovitch Besicovitch

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  1. S J Taylor, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
  2. Obituary in The Times [See THIS LINK]


  1. K J Falconer, The geometry of fractal sets (Cambridge, 1985).


  1. J C Burkill, Abram Samoilovitch Besicovitch, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society of London 17 (1971), 1-16.
  2. C Domb, Of men and ideas (after Mandelbrot), Fractals in physics, Venice, 1989, Phys. D 38 (1-3) (1989), 64-70.
  3. N S Ermolaeva, Russian mathematics abroad (the first wave) (Russian), Priroda (11) (1994), 80-86.
  4. S J Taylor, Abram Samoilovitch Besicovitch, Bull. London Math. Soc. 7 (1975), 191-210.

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