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Ky Fan (樊, September 19, 1914 – March 22, 2010) was an American mathematician and Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). [1]

44 relations: Academia Sinica, American Mathematical Society, Assistant professor, Associate professor, Capital city, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Chicago, China, Chinese Americans, Detroit, Engineering, English language, Equation, France, Hangzhou, Hermann Weyl, Institute for Advanced Study, Jinhua, John von Neumann, Ky Fan inequality, Ky Fan lemma, Mathematician, Mathematics, Maurice René Fréchet, Northwestern University, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, Peking University, Princeton, New Jersey, Professor, Research fellow, Santa Barbara, California, Singular value decomposition, Spanish language, Taipei, Taiwan, Teaching assistant, United States, United States dollar, University of California, Santa Barbara, University of Notre Dame, University of Paris, Wayne State University, Wenzhou, Zhejiang.

Academia Sinica

Academia Sinica (literally "Central Research Academy"; "Chinese Academy" in Latin), headquartered in the Nangang District of Taipei, is the national academy of Taiwan.

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American Mathematical Society

The American Mathematical Society (AMS) is an association of professional mathematicians dedicated to the interests of mathematical research and scholarship, and serves the national and international community through its publications, meetings, advocacy and other programs.

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Assistant professor

Assistant professor (frequently capitalized as Assistant Professor) is an entry-level professorship position.

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Associate professor

Associate professor (frequently capitalized as Associate Professor) is an academic title that can have different meanings.

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Capital city

A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality enjoying primary status in a country, state, province, or other region, usually as its seat of government.

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Centre national de la recherche scientifique

The French National Centre for Scientific Research (Centre national de la recherche scientifique, CNRS) is the largest governmental research organisation in France and the largest fundamental science agency in Europe.

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Chicago

Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a sovereign state in East Asia.

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Chinese Americans

Chinese Americans, also known as American Chinese or Sino-Americans, are Americans of full or partial Chinese – particularly Han Chinese – descent.

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Detroit

Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the largest city on the United States–Canada border.

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Engineering

Engineering is the application of mathematics, empirical evidence and scientific, economic, social, and practical knowledge in order to invent, design, build, maintain, research, and improve, structures, machines, tools, systems, components, materials, and processes.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Equation

In mathematics, an equation is an equality containing one or more variables.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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Hangzhou

Hangzhou, formerly romanised as Hangchow, is the capital and largest city of Zhejiang Province in Eastern China.

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Hermann Weyl

Hermann Klaus Hugo Weyl, (9 November 1885 – 8 December 1955) was a German mathematician, theoretical physicist and philosopher.

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Institute for Advanced Study

The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) located in Princeton, New Jersey, in the United States, is an independent postdoctoral research center for theoretical research and intellectual inquiry.

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Jinhua

, is a prefecture-level city in central Zhejiang province in eastern China.

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John von Neumann

John von Neumann (Hungarian: Neumann János,; December 28, 1903 – February 8, 1957) was a Hungarian-American pure and applied mathematician, physicist, inventor, polymath, and polyglot.

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Ky Fan inequality

In mathematics, there are two different results that share the common name of the Ky Fan inequality.

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Ky Fan lemma

In mathematics, Ky Fan's lemma (KFL) is a combinatorial lemma about labellings of triangulations.

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Mathematician

A mathematician is someone who uses an extensive knowledge of mathematics in his or her work, typically to solve mathematical problems.

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Mathematics

Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, “knowledge, study, learning”) is the study of topics such as quantity (numbers), structure, space, and change.

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Maurice René Fréchet

Maurice Fréchet (2 September 1878 – 4 June 1973) was a French mathematician.

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Northwestern University

Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago in Illinois, United States, as well as Doha, Qatar.

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Notices of the American Mathematical Society

Notices of the American Mathematical Society (often abbreviated as Notices Amer. Math. Soc.) is the membership journal of the American Mathematical Society (AMS), published monthly except for the combined June/July issue.

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Peking University

Peking University (abbreviated PKU and colloquially known by the Chinese as Běidà 北大; Chinese: 北京大学, pinyin: Běijīng Dàxué), is a major Chinese research university located in Beijing and a member of the C9 League.

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Princeton, New Jersey

Princeton is a municipality with a borough form of government in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States, that was established in its current form on January 1, 2013, through the consolidation of the Borough of Princeton and Princeton Township.

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Professor

A professor, informally often known as full professor, is the highest academic rank at universities and other post-secondary education and research institutions in most countries.

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Research fellow

A research fellow is an academic research position at a university or similar research institution, usually for academic staff or faculty members.

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Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara is the county seat of Santa Barbara County, California.

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Singular value decomposition

In linear algebra, the singular value decomposition (SVD) is a factorization of a real or complex matrix.

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Spanish language

Spanish (español), also called Castilian, is a Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native-speakers.

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Taipei

Taipei (literally means "North of Tai(wan)"), officially known as Taipei City, is the capital city and a special municipality of Taiwan.

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Taiwan

Taiwan (see below), officially the Republic of China (ROC) is a sovereign state in East Asia.

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Teaching assistant

A teaching assistant or teacher's aide (TA) or education assistant (EA) is an individual who assists a teacher with instructional responsibilities.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, US dollar or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its overseas territories.

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University of California, Santa Barbara

The University of California, Santa Barbara (commonly referred to as UC Santa Barbara or UCSB) is a public research university and one of the 10 campuses of the University of California system.

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University of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame du Lac (or simply Notre Dame) is a Catholic research university located near South Bend, Indiana, in the United States.

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University of Paris

The University of Paris (L'Université de Paris), metonymically known as the Sorbonne, was a French university, founded circa 1150 in Paris, France, recognised 1200 by King Philip II and 1215 by Pope Innocent III, as one of the first universities.

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Wayne State University

Wayne State University (WSU) is a public research university located in Detroit, Michigan, United States, in the city's Midtown Cultural Center Historic District and Wayne State University Buildings Historic District.

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Wenzhou

Wenzhou (pronounced); Wenzhounese pronunciation: is a prefecture-level city in southeastern Zhejiang province in the People's Republic of China.

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Zhejiang

, formerly romanized as Chekiang, is an eastern coastal province of the People's Republic of China.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ky_Fan

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