# Mathematician:Yuri Vladimirovich Linnik

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## Mathematician

Soviet mathematician active in number theory, probability theory and mathematical statistics.

## Nationality

Ukrainian / Soviet / Russian

## History

- Born: 8 January 1915 in Bila Tserkva, Ukraine (then part of the Russian Empire)
- Died: 30 June 1972 in Leningrad (now St Petersburg), Russia

## Theorems and Definitions

## Publications

- 1940:
*Representation of Big Numbers by Positive Ternary Quadratic Forms*(Ph.D. thesis)

- 1943:
*On the representation of large numbers as sums of seven cubes*(*Mat. Sb. N.S.***Vol. 12 (54)**: 218 – 224)

- 1961:
*Method of least squares and principles of the theory of observations*

- 1968:
*Ergodic properties of algebraic fields*

- 1971:
*Independent and stationary sequences of random variables*

- 1977:
*Decomposition of random variables and vectors*(with I.V. Ostrovskii)

## Also known as

In Russian: **Ю́рий Влади́мирович Ли́нник**

His first name can be transliterated **Uri**, providing the initial **U**, under which some of his work appears.