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Scott W. Williams
Scott Williams (born April 22, 1943 in Staten Island, New York) is a Professor of Mathematics at the University at Buffalo, SUNY.
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Carl Georg Barth
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George Marsaglia
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James Joseph Sylvester
James Joseph Sylvester FRS (3 September 1814 – 15 March 1897) was an English mathematician. He made fundamental contributions to matrix theory, invariant theory, number theory, partition theory a...
John Hasbrouck Van Vleck
John Hasbrouck Van Vleck (March 13, 1899 – October 27, 1980) was an American physicist and mathematician, co-awarded the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physics, for his contributions to the understanding of the ...
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Jakša Cvitanić
Jakša Cvitanić (born 1962 in Split, Croatia, Yugoslavia) is a Richard N. Merkin Professor of Mathematical Finance at the California Institute of Technology. His main research interests are in mathemat...
John Coleman Moore
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Arthur T. Benjamin
Arthur T. Benjamin (born March 19, 1961) is an American mathematician who specializes in combinatorics. Since 1989 he has been a professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College.He is known for mental ...
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Hillel Furstenberg
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Nathan Jacobson
Nathan Jacobson (October 5, 1910 – December 5, 1999) was an American mathematician.Born Nachman Arbiser in Warsaw, Jacobson emigrated to America with his family in 1918. Recognized as one of the leadi...
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Bharath Sriraman
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Joseph Sgro
Joseph A. Sgro (born September 20, 1949, San Diego, California) is a mathematician, neurologist / neurophysiologist, and an engineering technologist / entrepreneur in the field of frame grabbers, high...
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Richard Johnsonbaugh
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Gilbert Baumslag
Gilbert Baumslag (April 30, 1933 – October 20, 2014) was a Distinguished Professor at the City College of New York, with joint appointments in mathematics, computer science, and electrical engineering...
Jordan Ellenberg
Jordan Stuart Ellenberg (born 1971) is an American mathematician working as a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His research covers a wide variety of topics within arith...
Lawrence Shepp
Lawrence (Larry) Alan Shepp (September 9, 1936 Brooklyn, NY – April 23, 2013, Tucson, AZ) was an American mathematician, specializing in statistics and computational tomography.Shepp obtained his PhD ...