Imre Bárány

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Imre Bárány (Mátyásföld, 7 December 1947) is a Hungarian mathematician, working in combinatorics and discrete geometry. He works at the Rényi Mathematical Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and has a part-time job at University College London.

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Bárány received the Mathematical Prize (now Paul Erdős Prize) of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1985. He was an invited speaker at the Combinatorics session of the International Congress of Mathematicians, in Beijing, 2002.[4] He was elected a corresponding member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2010). In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[5]

He is an Editorial Board member for the journals Combinatorica,[6] Mathematika,[7] and the Online Journal of Analytic Combinatorics".[8] He is area editor of the journal Mathematics of Operations Research.[9]


  1. ^ a b c d e "DBLP Bibliography". Universitat Trier. Retrieved 29 January 2010. 
  2. ^ J. J. Sylvester, Problem 1491. The Educational Times, April, 1864, London
  3. ^ Bárány, Imre, Sylvester's question: the probability that n points are in convex position. Annals of Probability, vol. 27 (1999), no. 4, pp. 2020–2034
  4. ^ Invited Speakers for ICM2002, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, vol 48 (2001), no. 11, pp. 1343–1345
  5. ^ List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2012-11-03.
  6. ^ Editorial Board, Combinatorica, Springer-Verlag. Accessed January 23, 2010
  7. ^ Editorial Board, Mathematika, London Mathematical Society. Accessed January 23, 2010.
  8. ^ Editorial Board, Online Journal of Analytic Combinatorics. Accessed January 23, 2010.
  9. ^ Area editors, Mathematics of Operations Research. Accessed April 5, 2010.

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