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Rebekah Jones
Rebekah D. Jones (born July 1989) is an American geographer, specializing in using geographic information system (GIS) data science to track hurricanes and climatology. She used geographic information system software to create the Florida Department of Health COVID-19 dashboard, but was fired from her job in May 2020, which she said was due to her refusal to hide COVID-19 data. Jones is often re
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Valentin Danilovich Belousov
Belousov Valentin Danilovich (20 February 1925 – 23 July 1988) was a Moldavian Soviet mathematician and a corresponding member of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of the USSR (1968).[1][2] He graduated from the Kishinev Pedagogical Institute (1947), Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (1966), Professor (1967), honored worker of science and technology of the Moldavian SSR. Since 1
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William Minicozzi II
William Philip Minicozzi II is an United States mathematician. He was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, in 1967. Minicozzi graduated from Princeton University in 1990 and received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1994 under the direction of Richard Schoen. After graduating he spent a year at the Courant Institute of New York University as a visiting member where he began working with Tobi
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I. J. Good
Irving John ("I. J."; "Jack") Good (9 December 1916 – 5 April 2009)[1][2] was a British mathematician who worked as a cryptologist at Bletchley Park with Alan Turing. After the Second World War, Good continued to work with Turing on the design of computers and Bayesian statistics at the University of Manchester. Good moved to the United States where he was professor at Virginia Tech. He was b
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Ezra A. (Bud) Brown
Ezra A. Brown (born January 22, 1944 in Reading, PA) is an American mathematician active in combinatorics, algebraic number theory, elliptic curves, graph theory, expository mathematics and cryptography. He spent most of his career at Virginia Tech where he is now Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mathematics.[1] Brown earned a B.A. at Rice University in 1965.[2] He then studied math
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Carole Goble
Carole Anne Goble, CBE FREng (born 10 April 1961) is a British academic who is Professor of Computer Science at the University of Manchester.[1] She is Principal Investigator (PI) of the myGrid,[2] BioCatalogue[3] and myExperiment[4] projects and co-leads the Information Management Group (IMG) with Norman Paton.[5] Goble was educated at Maidstone Grammar School for Girls.[6] Her academic care
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Mary Eleanor Spear
Mary Eleanor Hunt Spear (March 4, 1897 – January 22, 1986) was an American data visualization specialist, graphic analyst and author, who pioneered development of the bar chart and box plot. Spear was born in Jonesboro, Indiana, the daughter of Amos Zophar Hunt and Mabel Elizabeth Ewry Hunt.[1] She attended Peabody Elementary School, Washington D.C.,[2] followed by Eastern High School.[2] S
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Alexander Dewdney
Alexander Keewatin Dewdney (born August 5, 1941) is a Canadian mathematician, computer scientist, author, filmmaker, and conspiracy theorist. Dewdney is the son of Canadian artist and author Selwyn Dewdney, and brother of poet Christopher Dewdney. He was born in London, Ontario. In his student days, Dewdney made a number of influential experimental films, including Malanga, on the poet Gerald
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John Pell
John Pell (1 March 1611 – 12 December 1685) was an English mathematician and political agent abroad. He was born at Southwick in Sussex. His father, also named John Pell, was from Southwick, and his mother was Mary Holland, from Halden in Kent. The second of two sons, Pell's older brother was Thomas Pell. By the time he was six, they were orphans, their father dying in 1616 and their mother
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Mark Krasnosel'skii
Mark Alexandrovich Krasnosel'skii (Russian: Ма́рк Алекса́ндрович Красносе́льский) (April 27, 1920, Starokostiantyniv – February 13, 1997, Moscow) was a Soviet, Russia n and Ukraine mathematician renowned for his work on nonlinear functional analysis and its applications. Mark Krasnosel'skii was born in the town of Starokostiantyniv in Ukraine on the 27 Ap
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