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- Akhiezer, N. I.,
*Academician S. N. Bernstein and his Work on the Constructive Theory of Functions*(in Russian), Izdat. Harkov. Gosudarstv. Univ., Kharkov, 1955; translated into German as*Das Akademiemitglied S. N. Bernstein und seine Arbeiten zur konstruktiven Funktionentheorie,*translated and with a preface by Ralitza K. Kovacheva and Heinz H. Gonska. in Mitt. Math. Sem. Giessen No. 240 (2000), xiv + 97 pages. The original is an expanded form of the survey paper by N. I. Akhiezer with the same title which appeared in Uspekhi Mat. Nauk (N.S.) 6 (1951), no. 1(41), 3-67, which was written by Akhieser on the occasion of Bernstein’s 70th birthday.

- Akhiezer, N. I., List of Publications. A list of publications of Naum Il’ich Akhiezer. We do not know how exact this list is.

- Aleksandrov, P. S., N. I. Akhiezer, B. V. Gnedenko, and A. N. Kolmogorov, Sergei Natanovich Bernstein: Obituary, (in Russian
*Uspekhi Mat. Nauk***24**(3) (1969), 211-218; translation in*Russian Math. Surveys***24**(3) (1969), 169-176.

- Anderson, J. M., Obituary. The short obituary to J. Milne Anderson that appeared in
*Constructive Approximation***43**(2) (2016).

- Andreev, A., V. I. Berdyshev, B. Bojanov, B. S Kashin, S. V. Konyagin, S. M. Nikolskii, K. I. Oskolkov, P. Petrushev, Bl. Sendov, S. A. Telyakovskii, and V. N. Temlyakov, In memory of Sergei Borisovich Stechkin [1920-1995],
*East J. Approx.***2**(1996), 131-133.

- Aptekarev, A. I., G. López Lagomasino, E. B. Saff, V. Totik, and H. Stahl, Andrei Aleksandrovich Gonchar (on his 80th birthday),
*Uspekhi Mat. Nauk***66**(2011), 197-204. English transl. in*Russian Math. Surveys***66**(2011), 1209-1216, see here.

- Aptekarev, A., P. Nevai and V. Totik In memoriam: Herbert Stahl August 3, 1942-April 22, 2013,
*J. Approx. Theory***183**(2014), A1-A26. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Askey, R., In Memoriam. Antoni Zygmund (December 26, 1900 – May 30, 1992),
*J. Approx. Theory***71**(1992), 1-2.

- Askey, R., Remembering Paul Turán,
*J. Approx. Theory***86**(1996), 253-254. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Askey, R., and C. de Boor, In Memoriam: I. J. Schoenberg (1903-1990),
*J. Approx. Theory***63**(1990), 1-2. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Askey, R. A., and P. Nevai, Gabor Szegö: 1895–1985 ,
*Math. Intelligencer***18**, 3 (1996), 10-22, (for those with access) and in Hungarian,*Mat. Lapok***3**(1993), 13-32.

- Babenko, Y., In Memoriam Anatolyi A. Ligun.

- Babenko, V. F., A. A. Ligun, V. P. Motornyi, N. A. Nazarenko and V. L. Velikin, In Memory of Nikolai Pavlovich Korneichuk. A version has appeared in
*East Journal of Approximation*, 10(1-2), 2004, i-vi.

- Babich, V. M., A. M. Vershik, S. V. Videnskii, O. L. Vinogradov, I. K. Daugavet, N. Yu. Dodonov, V. V. Zhuk, B. M. Makarov, A. N. Podkorutov, Yu. G. Reshetnyak, M. A. Skopina, V. L. Fainshmidt, V. P. Havin, and N. A. Shirokov, Garal’d Isidorovich Natanson. (Russian)
*Uspekhi Mat. Nauk***59**(2004), no. 4 (358),

181-185; translation in*Russian Math. Surveys***59**(2004), no. 4, 771-776, in English (for those with access).

- Basharin, G. P., A. N.Langville and V. A. Naumov, The life and work of A.A. Markov,
*Linear Algebra and its Applications***386**(2004) 3–26. This article should be read with some caution, according to its review in Zentralblatt Math. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Belinsky, E. S., List of Publications of Eduard S. Belinsky.

- Boas, R. P., Extremal problems for polynomials,
*Amer. Math. Monthly***85**(1978), 473-475. A short pleasant expository note about the origins of the Markov inequality. This article may be viewed at JSTOR.

- Bogoljubov, A. N., A. T. Grigorʹjan, G. I. Drinfelʹd, and A. P. Juškevič, Ja. L. Geronimus (on the occasion of his seventy-fifth birthday), (Russian)
*Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tehn. Vyp.***2**(43) (1973), 71-72.

- Bojanov, B. D., Lubomir Tschakaloff (1886-1963),
*Serdica Mathematical Journal***33**(2007), iii-iv.

- Bojanov, B. D., Nikola Obreshkoff (1896-1963),
*Serdica Mathematical Journal***33**(2007), v-vi.

- Bojanov, Borislav, Blagovest Sendov and his contribution to approximation theory,
*Approximation theory, DARBA, Sofia*(2002), ii-xi.

- Bolibrukh, A. A., A. G. Vitushkin, V. S. Vladimirov, E. F. Mischenko, S. P. Novikov, Yu. S. Osipov, A. G. Sergeev, P. L. Ul’yanov, L. D. Fadeev, and E. M. Chirka, Andrei Aleksandrovich Gonchar (on his 70th birthday),
*Uspekhi Mat. Nauk***57**(2001), 185–190. English transl. in*Russian Math. Surveys***57**(2001), 191–198, see here.

- de Boor, C., and P. Nevai, In memoriam George G. Lorentz (1910-2006),
*J. Approx. Theory***156**(2009), 1-27. A corrected version appeared in*J. Approx. Theory***162**(2010), 465-491. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- de Boor, C., and A. Pinkus, The B-spline recurrence relations of Chakalov and Popoviciu,
*J. Approx. Theory***124**(2003), 115-123. This article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Borwein, P., and T. Erdélyi,
*Polynomials and Polynomial Inequalities,*Springer-Verlag, New York, 1995. Contains a great deal of information on the history of approximation theory scattered throughout the text.

- Braess, D. Helmut Werner,
*Computing***36**(1986), 181-182. For those with access, this article can be found here.

- Braess, D., and R. Schaback, Helmut Werner,
*Jahresbericht DMV***89**(1987), 179-195. This article can be found in this issue of the Jahresbericht. (The article starts on page 39 of this pdf file.)

- Brezinski, C., Historical Perspective on Interpolation, Approximation and Quadrature, in
*Handbook of Numerical Analysis*, Volume III, eds. P. G. Ciarlet and J. L. Lions, p. 3-46, North Holland, 1994.

- Brudnyi, Y., An excerpt concerning Timan’s life from: Timan’s type result on approximation by algebraic polynomials, in
*Operator Theory, Advances and Applications*, Vol.98, Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel, 1997, pp. 92-101.

- Bruins, E. M., On the history of approximation, in
*Constructive Function Theory ’77,*Sofia, 1980, 275-280.

- Buhmann, M. D., Michael J. D. Powell’s work in approximation theory and optimisation,
*J. Approx. Theory***238**(2019), 3-25.

- Burkill, J. C., Charles-Joseph de la Vallée Poussin,
*J. London Math. Soc.***39**(1964), 165-175.

- Butzer, P. L., An outline of the life and work of E. B. Christoffel (1829-1900),
*Historia Math.***8**(1981), 243-276. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Butzer, P. L., A retrospective on 60 years of approximation theory and associated fields,
*J. Approx. Theory,***160**(2009), 3-18. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Butzer, P., and F. Jongmans, P. L. Chebyshev (1821-1894), a guide to his life and work,
*J. Approx. Theory***96**(1999), 111-138. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Butzer, P. L., and F. Jongmans, P. L. Chebyshev (1821-1894) and his contacts with Western European scientists,
*Historia Math.***16**(1989), 46-68. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Butzer, P. L., and R. J. Nessel, Aspects of de La Vallée Poussin’s work in approximation and its influence,
*Archive Hist. Exact Sciences***46**(1993), 67-95. For those with access, this article may be viewed at SpringerLink.

- Butzer, P. L., G. Schmeisser, and R. L. Stens, James Gourlay Clunie, 1926-2013. Excerpted from their paper: The classical and approximate sampling theorems and their equivalence for entire functions of exponential type,
*J. Approx. Theory***179**(2014), 94-111.

- Butzer, P. L., G. Schmeisser, and R. L. Stens, Qazi Ibadur Rahman, 1934-2013. Excerpted from their paper: The classical and approximate sampling theorems and their equivalence for entire functions of exponential type,
*J. Approx. Theory***179**(2014), 94-111.

- Butzer, P. L., M. Schmidt, and E. L. Stark, Observations on the history of central B-splines,
*Archive Hist. Exact Sciences***39**(1988), 137-156. For those with access, this article may be viewed at SpringerLink

- Butzer, P. L., and E. L. Stark, The singular integral of Landau alias the Landau polynomials – Placement and impact of Landau’s article “Über die Approximation einer stetigen Funktion durch eine ganze rationale Funktion”, in
*Edmund Landau, Collected Works, Volume 3*, eds. P. T. Bateman, L. Mirsky, H. L. Montgomery, W. Schall, I. J. Schoenberg, W. Schwarz, and H. Wefelscheid, 83-111, Thales-Verlag, Essen.

- Butzer, P. L., and R. L. Stens, Sampling theory for not necessarily band-limited functions: a historical overview,
*SIAM Review***34**(1992), 40-53. For those with access, this article may be viewed electronically at SIAM Review and at JSTOR.

- Chalmers, B. L., In Memoriam: Bruce L. Chalmers (1938-2016),
*J. Approx. Theory***208**(2016), 1-8. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Cheney, E. W.,
*Introduction to Approximation Theory,*McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1966. The notes at the end of this book, pages 224-233, are especially recommended.

- Cheney, E. W., and J. Levesley, In Memoriam William Allan Light (1950-2002),
*J. Approx. Theory***123**(2003), 1-12. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Cuyt, A., A bibliography of the works of Prof. Dr. H. Werner,
*J. Comp. and Applied Math.***19**(1987), 3-8. For those with access, this article can be viewed at Science Direct.

- Dabrowski, K., and E. Hensz-Chadzynska, Józef Marcinkiewicz (1910-1940) in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of his death, in
*Fourier Analysis and Realted Topics*, Banach Center Publications, Vol. 56, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, 2002.

- Daepp, U, Gauthier, P., Gorkin, P., and G. Schmieder, Alice in Switzerland: The Life and Mathematics of Alice Roth,
*The Mathematical Intelligencer***27**(2005), 41-53. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Springerlink.

- Deutsch, F., The convexity of Chebyshev sets in Hilbert space, in
*Topics in Polynomials of One and Several Variables and Their Applications,*eds. Th. M. Rassias, H. M. Srivastava, and A.Yanushauskas, World Scientific Publ. Co., 1993, 143-150. A brief historical account of work on the open question of whether every Chebyshev set in a Hilbert space must be convex.

- Deutsch, F.,
*Best Approximation in Inner Product Spaces,*CMS Book in Mathematics, Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001. Each chapter ends with an interesting and useful section of “Historical Notes”.

- Dimitrov, D., G. Nikolov, and G. Petrova, In Memoriam: Borislav D. Bojanov (1944–2009)
*East J. Approx.***15**(2009), 123-142.

- Drensky, V., and S. Troyanski, 75th anniversary of Academician Blagovest Sendov,
*Serdica Math. J.***33**(2007), iii-iv.

- Dzyadyk, V. K., Yu. A. Mitropol’skii, and A. M. Samoilenko, Evgenii Yakovlevich Remez (on the centenary of his birth) (in Ukrainian),
*Ukrain. Mat. Zh.***48**(1996), 285-286, translation in*Ukrainian Math. J.***48**(1996), no. 2, 322–323.

- Elliott, D., Lagrange interpolation — decline and fall?,
*Internat. J. Math. Edu. Sci. Tech.***10**(1979), 1-12.

- Erdelyi, T., and P. Vértesi, In Memoriam: Paul Erdős (1913-1996),
*J. Approx. Theory***94**(1998), 1-41. The article also contains a bibliography of Erdős’ work in approximation theory compiled by J. Szabados. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Erdős, P., Some notes on P. Turán’s mathematical work,
*J. Approx. Theory***29**(1980), 2-5.

- Farouki, R. T., The Bernstein polynomial basis: a centennial retrospective,
*Comput. Aided Geom. Design***29**(2012), no. 6, 379–419.

- Freud, G., Publications of Geza Freud in approximation theory,
*J. Approx. Theory***46**(1986), 9-15. For those with access, this may be viewed at Science Direct. For a commentary on this list of publications see the following note by J. Szabados about the work of G. Freud.

- Garloff, J., A. P. Smith, Preface, in
*Special Issue on the Use of Bernstein Polynomials in Reliable Computing: A Centennial Anniversary*of*Reliable Computing***17**(2012), i-vi.

- Gasca, M., and T. Sauer, On the history of multivariate polynomial interpolation. Numerical analysis 2000, Vol. II: Interpolation and extrapolation,
*J. Comput. Appl. Math.***122**(2000), 23-35. For those with access, this article may also be viewed at Science Direct.

- Gautschi, W., A survey of Gauss-Christoffel quadrature formulae, in
*E. B. Christoffel, The Influence of his Work on Mathematics and the Physical Sciences*, eds. P. L. Butzer, F. Feher, 72-147, Birkhäuser, Basel, 1981.

- Golinskii, L., On the Scientific Legacy of Ya. L. Geronimus, Self-Similar Systems (Dubna, 1998), 273-281, Joint Inst. Nuclear Res., Dubna, 1999. An English translation by the author is here.

- Goncharov, V. L., The Theory of Best Approximation of Functions,
*J. Approx. Theory***106**(2000), 2-57. This article, here translated into English, was originally published in 1945 in the collection*The Scientific Heritage of P. L. Chebyshev. I. Mathematics,*122-172, Nauka. See also the commentary by V. M. Tikhomirov on pages 58-65 which follows the above article. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct. The commentary by V. M. Tikhomirov may be viewed atScience Direct.

- Groetsch, C., Otto Szász

- Grünwald, G., List of Publications.

- Hart, W. L., Dunham Jackson, 1888-1946,
*Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.***54**(1948), 847-860.

- Horvath, Jean, L’oeuvre mathématique de Marcel Riesz I,
*Cahiers du séminaire d’histoire des mathématiques,***3**(1982), 83-121.

- Horvath, Jean, L’oeuvre mathématique de Marcel Riesz II,
*Cahiers du séminaire d’histoire des mathématiques,***4**(1983), 1-59.

- Hsu, L. C., A survey of some recent developments of approximation theory in China, in
*Approximation Theory, IV*(College Station, Tex., 1983), eds. C. K. Chui, L. L. Schumaker and J. D. Ward, 123-151, Academic Press, New York, 1983.

- Ismail, M. E. H., and E. Koelink, In Memoriam: Mizan Rahman,
*J. Approx. Theory***201**(2016), 87-97. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Ivanov, K., and P. Petrushev, Curriculum vitae and list of publications of Prof. Vasil Atanasov Popov,
*Serdica Math. J.***28**(4) (2002), ii-xvi.

- Jakimovski, A. and J. Szabados, In Memoriam: Ambikeshwar Sharma (1920-2003),
*J. Approx. Theory***131**(2004), 1-18. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Kantorovich, L. V., and D. K. Faddeev, Isidor Pavlovich Natanson (on the fiftieth anniversary of his birth), (in Russian)
*Uspehi Mat. Nauk***11**(1956), no. 4 (70), 193-196.

- Karlin, S., To I. J. Schoenberg and his mathematics,
*J. Approx. Theory***8**(1973), vi-ix.

- Kotlyar, B. D., S. M. Nikolskii, V. G. Ponomarenko, V. M. Tikhomirov, V. N. Trofimov, and P. L. Ulyanov, Aleksandr Filippovich Timan, (Russian)
*Uspekhi Mat. Nauk***44**(1989), no. 3(267), 145-146; translation in*Russian Math. Surveys***44**(1989) no. 3, 179-180. The English translation of this article can be viewed at IOPScience.

- Kroó, A., P. Nevai, and V. Totik, In Memoriam: Franz Peherstorfer July 26, 1950–November 27, 2009,
*J. Approx. Theory***163**(2011), 689-706. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Kroó, A., A. Pinkus, and Y. Xu, In Memoriam: Borislav D. Bojanov: 18 November 1944–8 April 2009,
*J. Approx. Theory***162**(2010), 1739-1765. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Lacey, M., Kolmogorov Entropy of the Mixed Derivative Spaces, (On Eduard Belinsky).

- Lachance, M., and W. Van Assche, In Memoriam, Joseph L. Ullman (1923-1995),
*J. Approx. Theory***162**(2010), 639-645. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Liflyand, E., Eduard Belinsky, His Life and Mathematics.

- López Lagomasino, G., A. F. Martinez, P. Nevai, and E. B. Saff, In Memoriam: Andrei Aleksandrovich Gonchar: November 21, 1931 – October 10, 2012,
*J. Approx. Theory***172**(2013), A1-A13. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Lorentz, G. G., The work of G. G. Lorentz,
*J. Approx. Theory***13**(1975), 12-15. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Lorentz, G. G., The work of P. Turán on interpolation and approximation,
*J. Approx. Theory***29**(1980), 6-10.

- Lorentz, G. G., Superpositions, metric entropy, complexity of functions, widths,
*Bull. London Math. Soc.***22**(1990), 64-71. This is one of the articles within a series dedicated to thework of Andrei Nikolaevich Kolmogorov which appeared in*Bull. London Math. Soc.***22**(1990), 31-100. See here for the full article.

- Lorentz, G. G., Antoni Zygmund and his work,
*J. Approx. Theory***75**(1993), 1-7. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Lorentz, G. G., Mathematics and Politics in the Soviet Union from 1928 to 1953,
*J. Approx. Theory***116**(2002), 169-223. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Lubinsky, D. S., Some personal recollections of Oved Shisha,
*J. Approx. Theory***86**(1996), 3-5. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Lyubich, Yu. I., Naum Il’ich Akhiezer, (in Russian)
*Teor. Funktsii Funktsional. Anal. i Prilozhen.***56**(1991), no. 4, 3-14; translation in*J. Math. Sci.***76**(1995), no. 4, 2441–2451.

- Maligranda, L., Józef Marcinkiewicz (1910-1940) – on the centenary of his birth, in
*Marcinkiewicz Centenary Volume*, Banach Center Publications, Vol. 95, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, 2011.

- Marchenko, V. A., Yu. A. Mitropol’skii, V. A. Pogorelov, A. M. Samoilenko, I. V. Skrypnik, E. Ya. Khruslov, Naum Il’ich Akhiezer (on the centenary of his birth), (in Russian
*Ukrain. Mat. Zh.***53**(2001), no. 3, 291-293; translation in*Ukrainian Math. J.***53**(2001), no. 3, 333–335.

- Marden, M., Homage to Walsh,
*J. Approx. Theory***5**(1972), ix-xiii.

- Marden, M., Joseph L. Walsh in Memoriam,
*Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.***81**(1975), 45-65.

- Meijering, E., A chronology of interpolation: From ancient astronomy to modern signal and image processing,
*Proceedings of the IEEE***90**(2002), 319-342.

- Meinardus, G., and G. Nürnberger, In Memoriam: Lothar Collatz,
*J. Approx. Theory***65**(1991), 1-2. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Meinardus, G., G. Nürnberger, Th. Riessinger, and G. Walz, The Work of Lothar Collatz in Approximation Theory,
*J. Approx. Theory***67**(1991), 119-128. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Micchelli, C. A., On the work of Theodore J. Rivlin, in “The heritage of P. L. Chebyshev: a Festschrift in honor of the 70th birthday of T. J. Rivlin”,
*Ann. Numer. Math.***4**(1-4) (1997) viii-xiv.

- Micchelli, C. A. and R. S. Varga, In Memoriam Theodore J. Rivlin (1926-2006),
*J. Approx. Theory***161**(2009), 1-8. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Mitrpol’skii, Yu. A., V. K. Dzyadyk, and V. T. Gavrilyuk, Evgen’ii Yakovlevich Remez (on his 80th birthday), (inRussian)
*Ukrain. Mat. Zh.***28**(1976), 711; translation in*Ukr. Math. J.***28**(1976), 553-554.

- Mitrpol’skii, Yu. A., V. K. Dzyadyk, and V. T. Gavrilyuk, Evgen’ii Yakovlevich Remez (on the occasion of the ninetieth anniversary of his birth), (in Russian)
*Ukrain. Mat. Zh.***38**(1986), 539-540.

- Nevai, P., Letter to a friend,
*J. Approx. Theory***46**(1986), 5-8. Biography of Geza Freud. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Nevai, P., Geza Freud, Orthogonal Polynomials and Christoffel Functions (A Case Study),
*J. Approx. Theory***48**(1986), 3-167. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Nikol’skii, S. M., A.A. Privalov and P.L. Ul’yanov, Pavel Petrovich Korovkin (on his seventieth birthday),
*Uspekhi Mat. Nauk***39**:1 (1984), 179-180; translation in*Russian Maths. Surveys***39**:1 (1984), 209-211. This article in Russian can be viewed here, and in English (for those with access) here.

- Nikol’skii, S. M., A.A. Privalov and P.L. Ul’yanov, Pavel Petrovich Korovkin (Obituary),
*Uspekhi Mat. Nauk***41**:5 (1986), 155-156; translation in*Russian Maths. Surveys***41**:5 (1986), 119-121. This article in Russian can be viewed here, and in English (for those with access) here.

- Nudel’man, A. A., On M. G. Krein’s contribution to the moment problem,
*Ukrain. Mat. Zh.***46**(1994), 63–75; translation in*Ukrainian Math. J.***46**(1994), 62-74.

- Nürnberger, G., Professor Dr. Günter Meinardus celebrates his 80th birthday

- Nürnberger, G., In memoriam Günter Meinardus (1926-2007),
*J. Approx. Theory*,**162**, 2010, 1-5, also includes a complete list of publications of Günter Meinardus.

- Ortiz, E. L., and A. Pinkus, Herman Müntz: A Mathematician’s Odyssey,
*The Mathematical Intelligencer***27**(2005), 22-31. For those with access, this article may also be found here.

- Otradnych, F. P., V Komissii po istorii fiziko-matematicheskikh nauk. Zasedanie pamiati Vladimira Andreyevicha Markova [In the Commission on the History of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. Meeting dedicated to the memory of Vladimir Andreyevich Markov],
*Uspekhi Acad. Nauk***9**4(62) (1954), 256-258.

- Petersen, G. M., A tribute to G. G. Lorentz,
*J. Approx. Theory***13**(1975), 4-5. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Pinkus, A., Weierstrass and Approximation Theory,
*J. Approx. Theory***107**(2000), 1-66. For those with access, this article may also be viewed at Science Direct. Some additions/corrections regarding this paper are in this file. This paper contains some biographical material, but is mainly concerned with the history of the Weierstrass Approximation Theorem. See also the interesting Veselý, J., Weierstrass’ theorem before Weierstrass.

- Reid, J., John Mason (1941-2016)

- Révész, S., In Memoriam János Erőd

- Schaback, R., Helmut Werner, a vita written specifically for this website.

- Schaback, R., An annotated list of Publications of Helmut Werner written specifically for this website.

- Schoenberg, I. J., List of Publications, essentially as it appears in
*I. J. Schoenberg, Selected Papers*, ed. C. de Boor, Volume I, pp. xi-xviii, Birkhäuser, Boston, 1988.

- Schoenberg, I. J., A brief account of my life and work, in
*I. J. Schoenberg, Selected Papers*, ed. C. de Boor, Volume I, 1-10, Birkhäuser, Boston, 1988.

- Sewell, W. E., Remarks on the mathematical researches of J. L. Walsh,
*SIAM J. Numer. Anal.***3**(1966), 344-348. For those with access, this article may be viewed at SIAM J. Numer. Anal. and at JSTOR.

- Shevchuk, I. A., On V. K. Dzjadyk’s Investigations in Approximation Theory

- Shisha, O., Publications of Oved Shisha,
*J. Approx. Theory***86**(1996), 6-12. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Siegmund-Schultze, R., Der Beweis des Weierstraßschen Approximationssatzes 1885 vor dem Hintergrund der Entwicklung der Fourieranalysis (German) [The proof of Weierstrass’ approximation theorem of 1885 against the background of the development of Fourier analysis],
*Historia Math.***15**(1988), 299-310. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Sommer, M., and H. Strauss, In Memoriam Günther Nürnberger January 13, 1948 – May 11, 2013,
*J. Approx. Theory***181**(2014), A1-A13. For those with access, this article may be viewed at Science Direct.

- Stark, E. L., Bernstein-Polynome 1912-1955,
*Functional Analysis and Approximation (Oberwolfach 1980)*, Internat. Ser. Numer. Math. 60, Birkhäuser, Basel-Boston, 1981, pp.443-461. Discusses Bernstein’s introduction of Bernstein polynomials in his 2-page paper on Weierstrass’ Theorem and the resulting literature, including the problem of dating Bernstein’s paper.

- Steffens, K.-G.,
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