Yakov G. Sinai#


Yakov G. Sinai is one of the most influential mathematicians of the twentieth century. He obtained numerous groundbreaking results in the theory of in mathematical physics, dynamical systems, and in probability theory. Yakov G. Sinai contributed to bridging the world of deterministic (dynamical) systems with the world of probabilistic (stochastic) systems. Many mathematical results are named after him, including Kolmogorov-Sinai entropy, Sinai's random walk, Sinai's billiards, Pirogov-Sinai theory and Sinai-Ruelle-Bowen measures.

A selection of Prof. Sinas's papers at Princeton

Russian Mathematicians in the 20th century
RUSSIAN MATHEMATICIANS IN THE 20TH CENTURY edited by Yakov Sinai (Princeton University, USA). The book book presents the main achievements of Russian mathematicians in the 20th century.

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