Yakov Sinai

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Yakov Grigorevich Sinai (Russian: Я́ков Григо́рьевич Сина́й; born September 21, 1935) is a Russian-American mathematician known for his work on dynamical systems. He contributed to the modern metric theory of dynamical systems and connected the world of deterministic (dynamical) systems with the world of probabilistic (stochastic) systems. He has also worked on mathematical physics and probability theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yakov Sinai has received more than 119,965 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Yakov Sinai is the 408th most popular mathematician (down from 390th in 2019), the 968th most popular biography from Russia (down from 849th in 2019) and the 26th most popular Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Yakov Sinai ranks 408 out of 823Before him are Grigory Margulis, Ernst Schröder, Hendrik C. van de Hulst, Bruno Abakanowicz, Hermann Hankel, and Daniele Barbaro. After him are Stephen Cole Kleene, Richard E. Bellman, Simon Antoine Jean L'Huilier, Heisuke Hironaka, Ernest William Brown, and Diocles.

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Among people born in 1935, Yakov Sinai ranks 160Before him are Shūji Terayama, Tamara Smirnova, Lola Novaković, Ken Kercheval, Dudley Moore, and Herb Alpert. After him are Peter Boyle, Syd Field, Martti Talvela, Judith Reisman, Lisa Gastoni, and Milena Vukotic.

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Among people born in Russia, Yakov Sinai ranks 968 out of 3,262Before him are Grigory Margulis (1946), Georgy Grechko (1931), Peter August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (1697), Muslim Magomayev (1885), Leonid Leonov (1899), and Andrei Shkuro (1887). After him are Vladimir Atlasov (1661), Yevgeny Svetlanov (1928), Ghazi Muhammad (1795), Boris Mikhailov (1944), Alexander Guchkov (1862), and Yerofey Khabarov (1603).


Among mathematicians born in Russia, Yakov Sinai ranks 26Before him are Sergei Novikov (1938), Otto Hesse (1811), Ivan Vinogradov (1891), Alfred Clebsch (1833), Nikolai Luzin (1883), and Grigory Margulis (1946). After him are Vladimir Smirnov (1887), Andrey Nikolayevich Tikhonov (1906), Kurt Hensel (1861), Stanisław Leśniewski (1886), Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov (1912), and Aleksandr Khinchin (1894).