Journal of Applied Mathematics and Stochastic Analysis
Volume 9 (1996), Issue 4, Pages 337-372

Remarks on the life and research of Roland L. Dobrushin

R. A. Minlos,1 E. A. Pechersky,1 and Yu. M. Suhov1,2

1The Dobrushin Mathematical Laboratory, Institute for Problems of Information Transmission, The Russian Academy of Sciences, 19 Bol'shoi Karetnyi Per. GSP-4, Moscow 101447, Russia
2University of Cambridge, Statistical Laboratory, DPMMS, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB, UK

Received 1 August 1996; Revised 1 October 1996

Copyright © 1996 R. A. Minlos et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The life and research work of Professor R.L. Dobrushin (1929-1995) had a profound influence on several areas of probability theory, information theory, and mathematical physics. The paper contains a biographical note, a review of Dobrushin's results, and a list of his publications.