Alexey Grigorevich Ivakhnenko

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Olexiy Hryhorovych (Alexey Grigoryevich) Ivakhnenko[1] (30 March 1913 Kobeliaky, Ukraine, Russian empire, died 16 October 2007, Kiev) was a Ukrainian mathematician. He was an Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Ivakhnenko graduated in 1938 from the Leningrad Institute of Electric Engineering. In 1944 he joined the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences in Kiev. From 1964 he was Head of the Combined Control Systems Division of the Glushkov Institute of Cyberneticsuk at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Ivakhnenko developed the Group Method of Data Handling (GMDH), which is a method of inductive statistical learning.

He was awarded:


  • Heuristic Self-Organization in Problems of Engineering Cybernetics. Automatica, 6, 1970


  1. ^ The Ukrainian name, Olexiy Hryhorovych (O.H.), is more prefering, see ICIM'2013. But he widely known as Soviet author and scientist having the Russian name Alexey Grigoryevich (A.G.)