The Legend of Question Six
Simon Pampena discusses the famous Question 6 from the 1988 International Mathematical Olympiad
Lesley Sibner
Lesley Millman Sibner (1934  – 2013) was an American mathematician and professor of mathematics at Polytechnic Institute of New York University. She earned her Bachelors at City Colle...
Yitzhak Katznelson
Yitzhak Katznelson (Hebrew: יצחק קצנלסון‎; born 1934) is an Israeli mathematician. Katznelson was born in Jerusalem. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Paris in 1956. He is...
Neil Trudinger
Neil Sidney Trudinger (born 20 June 1942, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia) is an Australian mathematician, known particularly for his work in the field of nonlinear elliptic partial differential equatio...
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Jean-Pierre Serre
Jean-Pierre Serre ([sɛʁ]; born 15 September 1926) is a French mathematician who has made fundamental contributions to algebraic topology, algebraic geometry, and algebraic number theory. He was awarde...
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Barry Mazur
Barry Charles Mazur (born December 19, 1937) is an American mathematician and a Gerhard Gade University Professor at Harvard University.
Born in New York City, Mazur attended the Bronx High Schoo...
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Ingrid Daubechies
Baroness Ingrid Daubechies (/doʊbiˈʃiː/ doh-bee-SHEE; born 17 August 1954) is a Belgian physicist and mathematician. Between 2004 and 2011 she was the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor in the mathematic...
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Alexandre Chorin
Alexandre Joel Chorin (born 25 June 1938) is a University Professor at the University of California, a Professor of Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley and a Senior Scientist at the ...
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Pavel Etingof
Pavel Ilyich Etingof (Russian: Павел Ильич Этингоф; born 1969) is an American mathematician of Russian-Ukrainian origin.Etingof was born in Kyiv, Ukraine, and studied in the Kyiv Natural Science L...
Arnaud Beauville
Arnaud Beauville (born 10 May 1947) is a French mathematician, whose research interest is algebraic geometry.Beauville earned his doctorate from Paris Diderot University in 1977, with a thesis regardi...
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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...
Shuffling
Shuffling is a procedure used to randomize a deck of playing cards to provide an element of chance in card games. Shuffling is often followed by a cut, to help ensure that the shuffler has not manipul...
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Frank Morgan (mathematician)
Frank Morgan is an American mathematician and the Webster Atwell '21 Professor of Mathematics at Williams College, specialising in geometric measure theory and minimal surfaces. He is most famous for...
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Shiu-Yuen Cheng
Shiu-Yuen Cheng (鄭紹遠) is a Hong Kong mathematician. He is now Chair Professor of Mathematics at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Cheng studied his Ph.D. under Shiing-Shen Chern in Unive...
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Vladimir E. Zakharov
Vladimir Evgen'evich Zakharov (Russian: Влади́мир Евге́ньевич Заха́ров) (born August 1, 1939) is a Soviet and Russian mathematician and physicist. He is currently Regents' Professor of mathematics...
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Anthony Knapp
Anthony W. Knapp (born 2 December 1941, Morristown, New Jersey) is a mathematician at the US State University of New York, Stony Brook working on representation theory who classified the tempered repr...
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Jonathan Lazare Alperin
Jonathan Lazare Alperin (born 1937) is an American mathematician specializing in the area of algebra known as group theory. He is notable for his work in group theory which has been cited over 500 tim...
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Mikhail Lyubich
Mikhail Lyubich (born 25 February 1959 in Kharkiv) is a mathematicianwho made important contribution to Holomorphic dynamics.Lyubich graduated from Kharkiv University with master degree in 1980, and o...
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Michèle Vergne
Michèle Vergne (born August 29, 1943 in L’Isle-Adam, Val d´Oise) is a French mathematician, specializing in analysis and representation theory.
Michèle Vergne studied from 1962 to 1966 at the Éco...
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Craig Huneke
Craig Lee Huneke (born August 27, 1951) is an American mathematician specializing in commutative algebra. He is a professor at the University of Virginia.Huneke graduated from Oberlin College with a b...
Leon Simon
Leon Melvyn Simon is a Bôcher Prize-winning mathematician. He is currently Professor in the Mathematics Department at Stanford University.
Leon Simon, born 6 July 1945, received his BSc from the U...
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Doris Schattschneider
Doris J. Schattschneider (née Wood, born October 19, 1939 in Staten Island, New York, USA) is an American mathematician, a retired professor of mathematics at Moravian College. She is known for writi...
H. Blaine Lawson
Herbert Blaine Lawson, Jr. is a mathematician best known for his work in minimal surfaces, calibrated geometry, and algebraic cycles. He is currently a Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Stony...
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Jun-Ichi Igusa
Jun-Ichi Igusa (井草 準一, Igusa Jun’ichi, 30 January 1924 − 25 November 2013) was a Japanese professor emeritus at Johns Hopkins University, known for his contributions to algebraic geometry and...
Karen Vogtmann
Karen Vogtmann (born July 13, 1949 in Pittsburg, California) is a U.S. mathematician working primarily in the area of geometric group theory. She is known for having introduced, in a 1986 paper with M...
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Adriano Garsia
Adriano Mario Garsia (born 20 August 1928) is an Italian American mathematician who works in combinatorics, representation theory, and algebraic geometry, a student of Charles Loewner. He published w...
Oleg Viro
Oleg Yanovich Viro (Russian: Олег Янович Виро) (b. 13 May 1948, Leningrad, USSR) is a mathematician in the fields of topology and algebraic geometry, most notably real algebraic geometry, tropical...
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David Ruelle
David Pierre Ruelle ([ʁɥɛl]; born 20 August 1935 Ghent, Belgium) is a Belgian-French mathematical physicist. He has worked on statistical physics and dynamical systems. With Floris Takens he coined th...
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John Guckenheimer
John Mark Guckenheimer (born 1945) joined the Department of Mathematics at Cornell University in 1985. He was previously at the University of California at Santa Cruz (1973-1985). He was a Guggenheim ...
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