Jones, D. S.

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JONES, D. S. British, b. 1922. Genres: Information science/Computers, Physics. Career: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, fellow, 1947-48; Victoria University of Manchester, England, assistant lecturer to senior lecturer, 1948-57; New York University, research professor, 1955, 1962-63; University of Keele, England, professor, 1957-64; University of Dundee, Scotland, Ivory Professor of mathematics and computer science, 1965-92, professor emeritus, 1992-, member of grants committee, 1976-86. Associate editor, Journal of the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications, 1964-, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1969-82, SIAM Journal of Applied Mathematics, 1975-92, Applicable Analysis, 1976-92, Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, 1977-2002, Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1978-83, Methods and Applications of Analysis, 1992-, Journal of Engineering Mathematics, 1992-, and Communications in Applied Analysis, 1997-; trustee, Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics, 1980-92. Publications: Electrical and Mechanical Oscillations, 1961; Theory of Electromagnetism, 1964; Generalised Functions, 1966; (with D.W. Jordan) Introductory Analysis, Vol. I, 1969, Vol. II, 1970; Methods in Electromagnetic Wave Propagation, 1979, 2nd ed., 1994; Elementary Information Theory, 1979; The Theory of Generalised Functions, 1982; (with B.D. Sleeman) Differential Equations and Mathematical Biology, 1983; Acoustic and Electromagnetic Waves, 1986; Assembly Programming and the 8086 Microprocessor, 1988; 80x86 Assembly Programming, 1991; Introduction to Asymptotics, 1997. Address: 1 The Nurseries, St. Madoes, Glencarse, Perth PH2 7NX, Scotland.