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Taksar, Michael

First Name: 
Michael
Middle Name or Initial: 
I.
Last Name: 
Taksar
Place and Date of Birth: 
Moscow, 9/9/1949
Employer at time of interview: 
Columbia MO

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
M.S. 1971
Degree 1 (School): 
Moscow State University
Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D. 1979
Degree 2 (School): 
Cornell University
Most Recent Employer: 
University of Missouri
Field(s): 
applied probability theory
financial mathematics

Karpelevich, Fridrikh

Status: 
D
First Name: 
Fridrikh
Middle Name or Initial: 
Izraelevich
Last Name: 
Karpelevich
Place and Date of Birth: 
10/2/1927 (Moscow, Russia)
Place and Date of Death: 
MS 1958
Employer at time of interview: 
MIIT (Moscow Institute of Railroad Engineers)

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
M.Sc. 1952
Degree 1 (School): 
Moscow State University
Degree 2 (Type and Year): 
Ph.D. 1955
Degree 2 (School): 
Moscow State University
Degree 3 (Type and Year): 
D.Sc. 1964
Degree 3 (School): 
Institute of Applied Mathematics, Russian Academy of Sciences
Most Recent Employer: 
Moscow State Transport University
Field(s): 
Lie algebras
geometry of homogeneous manifolds
applied probability theory
Honors: 
Moscow Mathematical Society Prize 1956

In memory of Karpelevich:

Suhov, Yu. M., ed. Analytic Methods in Applied Probability. Vol. 207. Providence, Rhode Island: American Mathematical Society, 2002. Print. American Mathematical Society Translations, Ser. 2.

Gindikin, S. G., ed. Lie Groups and Symmetric Spaces. Vol. 210. Providence, Rhode Island: American Mathematical Society, 2003. Print. American Mathematical Society Translations, Ser. 2.