Mathematician:Yasumasa Kanada

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Japanese mathematician most known for his numerous world records for calculating digits of $\pi$.

He set the record $11$ of the $21$ times up to $2020$.




  • Born: 1949, Tatsuno, Hyogo, Japan
  • Died: 11 February 2020, Chuo City, Tokyo, Japan

Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Yasumasa Kanada can be found here.

Also known as

In Japanese, his name is rendered 金田 康正.

Reported by some sources as Tasumasa Kanada, but it is suspected that this is a mistake.

Some internet sources give his name as Takahashi Kanada, but that is probably a conflation of Yasumasa Kanada and Daisuke Takahashi.