Mathematician:Soichi Kakeya

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Mathematician

Japanese mathematician who worked mainly in mathematical analysis

Posed the Kakeya Problem.

Solved a version of the Transportation Problem.


Nationality

Japanese


History

  • Born: 18 January 1886
  • Died: 9 January 1947


Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Soichi Kakeya can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for Soichi Kakeya can be found here.


Publications


Also known as

In Japanese: 掛谷 宗

In Western script, usually rendered with a diacritic: Sōichi Kakeya

Can also be rendered Kakeya Sōichi.