The Legend of Question Six
Simon Pampena discusses the famous Question 6 from the 1988 International Mathematical Olympiad
Ileana Streinu
Ileana Streinu is a Romanian-American computer scientist and mathematician, the Charles N. Clark Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at Smith College in Massachusetts. She is known for her r...
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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...
Lesley Sibner
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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
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Juris Hartmanis
Juris Hartmanis (born July 5, 1928) is a prominent computer scientist and computational theorist who, with Richard E. Stearns, received the 1993 ACM Turing Award "in recognition of their seminal paper...
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Lisa Jeffrey
Lisa Claire Jeffrey is a Canadian mathematician, a professor of mathematics at the University of Toronto. In her research, she uses symplectic geometry to provide rigorous proofs of results in quantu...
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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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...
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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Paul Seidel
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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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Mikhail Lyubich
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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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Richard Kadison
Richard V. Kadison (b. July 25, 1925) is an American mathematician known for his contributions to the study of operator algebras. He is a Gustave C. Kuemmerle Professor in the Department of Mathematic...
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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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Steve Hofmann
Steve Hofmann is a mathematician who helped solve the famous Kato's conjecture. Said Hofmann, “It's a problem that has interested me since I was a graduate student... It was one of the biggest open pr...
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...
Oleg Viro
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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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Guofang Wei
Guofang Wei is a mathematician in the field of differential geometry. She is a professor at University of California, Santa Barbara.Dr. Wei earned a doctorate in mathematics from SUNY Stony Brook when...