Yuri Matiyasevich

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Yuri Matiyasevich
Yuri Matiyasevich. Portrait 1969.jpg
Born (1947-03-02) March 2, 1947 (age 67)
Leningrad, Soviet Union
Residence Soviet Union
Russia
Nationality Soviet
Russian
Fields Mathematics and Theoretical computer science
Institutions Petersburg Department of Steklov Institute of Mathematics
Alma mater Leningrad State University
Known for

his contribution to computability theory, especially

solving Hilbert's tenth problem
Notable awards

Petersburg Mathematical Society Prize (1970),
Markov Prize (1980),

Humboldt Award (1998)

Yuri Vladimirovich Matiyasevich, (Russian: Ю́рий Влади́мирович Матиясе́вич; born March 2, 1947, in Leningrad) is a Russian mathematician and computer scientist. He is best known for his negative solution of Hilbert's tenth problem (Matiyasevich's Theorem), presented in his doctoral thesis, at LOMI (the Leningrad Department of the Steklov Institute of Mathematics).

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