Victor Zalgaller

Mathematician, Author

1920 –

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Who is Victor Zalgaller?

Victor Abramovich Zalgaller is a mathematician in the fields of geometry and optimization. He is best known for his results on convex polyhedra, linear and dynamic programming, isoperimetry, and differential geometry.

Zalgaller did his early work under direction of A.D. Alexandrov and Leonid Kantorovich. He wrote joint monographs with both of them. His later monograph Geometric Inequalities is still the main reference in the field.

Zalgaller lived in Saint Petersburg most of his life, having studied and worked at the Leningrad State University and the Steklov Institute of Mathematics. In 1999 he immigrated to Israel.

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Born
Dec 25, 1920
Also known as
  • V. A. Zalgaller
Nationality
  • Russia
Profession
Education
  • Saint Petersburg State University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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