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...
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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Vladimir Gilelevich Maz'ya
Vladimir Gilelevich Maz'ya (Russian: Владимир Гилелевич Мазья; born December 31, 1937) (the family name is sometimes transliterated as Mazya, Maz'ja or Mazja) is a leading Russian Swedish mathemat...
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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John Milnor
John Willard Milnor (born February 20, 1931) is a highly influential American mathematician known for his work in differential topology, K-theory and dynamical systems. Milnor is a distinguished profe...
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Alan Weinstein
Alan David Weinstein (17 June 1943, New York City) is a professor of mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley who works in symplectic geometry, Poisson Geometry and Mathematical Physics. ...
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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
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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Greg Kuperberg
Greg Kuperberg (born July 4, 1967) is a Polish-born American mathematician known for his contributions to geometric topology, quantum algebra, and combinatorics. Kuperberg is a professor of mathematic...
Jean-Pierre Eckmann
Jean-Pierre Eckmann (born 27 January 1944) is a mathematical physicist in the department of theoretical physics at the University of Geneva and a pioneer of chaos theory and social network analysis.Ec...
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...
Moti Gitik
Moti Gitik is a mathematician, working in set theory, who is professor at the Tel-Aviv University. He proved the consistency of "all uncountable cardinals are singular" (a strong negation of the axiom...
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...
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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Charles Radin
Charles Lewis Radin is an American mathematician, known for his work on aperiodic tilings and in particular for defining the pinwheel tiling and (with John Horton Conway) the quaquaversal tiling.
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