Alexey Chervonenkis

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Alexey Yakovlevich Chervonenkis (Russian: Алексей Яковлевич Червоненкис; 7 September 1938 – 22 September 2014) was a Soviet and Russian mathematician. Along with Vladimir Vapnik, he was one of the main developers of the Vapnik–Chervonenkis theory, also known as the "fundamental theory of learning" - an important part of computational learning theory. Chervonenkis held joint appointments with the Russian Academy of Sciences and Royal Holloway, University of London.[1]

Alexey Chervonenkis got lost in Losiny Ostrov National Park on 22 September 2014, and later during a search operation was found dead near Mytishchi, a suburb of Moscow.[2] He had died of hypothermia.[1]


  1. ^ a b "University of London maths professor found dead in Moscow park". The Guardian. 25 September 2014.
  2. ^ Известный ученый Алексей Червоненкис погиб в Москве (in Russian). 23 September 2014.

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