Cyparissos Stephanos

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Cyparissos Stephanos

Cyparissos Stephanos (Greek: Κυπάρισσος Στέφανος, also transliterated as Kyparissos Stefanos; 11 May 1857 in Kea, Greece – 27 December 1917 in Athens) was a Greek mathematician who introduced desmic systems.

He received his Ph.D. in 1878 from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. In 1879 he became a member of l'Société mathématique de France.[1] In the early 1880s he studied mathematics in Paris and published many papers in various journals.[2] He returned to Greece and in 1884 was appointed honorary professor and in 1890 regular professor at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He was also a professor at the National Technical University of Athens and the Hellenic Naval Academy. He was an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 1897 at Zurich, in 1900 at Paris, in 1904 at Heidelberg, in 1908 at Rome, and in 1912 at Cambridge (England).

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  1. ^ "État de la S.M.F. au commencement de l'année 1916" (PDF). Bulletin de la Société Mathématique de France. tome 44. 1916. 
  2. ^ "Stephanos, Cyparissos". Catalogue of Scientific Papers: 3rd ser. 1874–1883. pp. 491–492.