Fridrikh Karpelevich

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Fridrikh Israilevich Karpelevich (Russian: Фридрих Израилевич Карпелевич; 2 October 1927 – 5 July 2000) was a Russian mathematician known for his work on semisimple Lie algebras, geometry, and probability theory.[1] Together with Simon Gindikin, he discovered the Gindikin–Karpelevich formula.[2]


  1. ^ See Dynkin et al. (2001), Dynkin (2003)
  2. ^ The original paper is Gindikin & Karpelevič (1962). See Knapp (2003) for a review.