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Gilles Pisier is Emeritus Professor at the University of Paris VI, where he worked from 1981 to 2010. He is also a Distinguished Professor and holder of the Owen Chair in Mathematics at Texas A&M University. His international prizes include the Salem Prize in harmonic analysis (1979), the Ostrowski Prize (1997), and the Stefan Banach Medal (2001). He is a member of the Paris Acade;mie des Sciences, a Foreign member of the Polish and Indian Academies of Science, and a Fellow of both the IMS and the AMS. He is also the author of several books, notably The Volume of Convex Bodies and Banach Space Geometry (Cambridge, 1989) and Introduction to Operator Space Theory (Cambridge, 2003).


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Martingales (Mathematics)
Banach spaces.