C.M.S. • Fredericton, NB • June 2010

**Meditations on Arens Multiplication**

F.E.J. Linton • Wesleyan Univ. Math/CS Emeritus

F.E.J. Linton • Wesleyan Univ. Math/CS Emeritus

Age 6: arrived in USA;

Age 22 (1941): graduated UCLA;

Age 26 (1945): Ph.D. Harvard;

1945-1947: Assistantship, IAS, Princeton (cf. IAS Bulletin);

1947-1989: Math. Faculty, UCLA;

1989-2000: Emeritus, UCLA.

Interests: functional analysis, function algebras, field theory and quantization, mathematical foundations of physics, quantum information theory.

Survivors: a son, Philip, of Los Angeles; a sister, Hildegard Wustenberg of Munich; and two half-brothers, Hubert Arens of Hamburg, Germany, and Ludwig Arens of Denia, Spain.

Predeceased: wife, Helen Cornfeld Arens, violinist and mathematics professor, &dagger August, 1999.