# Per Martin-Löf

Per Erik Rutger Martin-Löf (born 1942) is a Swedish logician, philosopher, and mathematical statistician. He is internationally renowned for his work on the foundations of probability, statistics, mathematical logic, and computer science. Since the late 1970s, Martin-Löf's publications have been mainly in logic. In philosophical logic, Martin-Löf has wrestled with the philosophy of logical consequence and judgment, partly inspired by the work of Brentano, Frege, and Husserl. In mathematical logic, Martin-Löf has been active in developing intuitionistic type theory as a constructive foundation of mathematics; Martin-Löf's work on type theory has influenced computer science. Per Martin-Löf holds a joint chair for Mathematics and Philosophy at Stockholm University. His brother Anders Martin-Löf is now emeritus professor of mathematical statistics at Stockholm University; the two brothers have collaborated in research in probability and statistics. The research of Anders and Per Martin-Löf has influenced statistical theory, especially regarding exponential families, the expectation-maximization method for missing data, and model selection. Per Martin-Löf is an enthusiastic ( Wikipedia article )

## Personal facts

- Known as
- Per Martin-Lof
- Date of birth
- 1942-05-08
- Profession
- Mathematician, Philosopher

## Education

Institution | From | To |
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Stockholm University |