18 January 1886|
|Died||9 January 1947(aged 60)|
|Alma mater||Imperial University of Tokyo|
Imperial University of Tokyo|
Tokyo Bunri University
Institute of Statistical Mathematics
Sōichi Kakeya (掛谷 宗一 Kakeya Sōichi, January 18, 1886 – January 9, 1947) was a Japanese mathematician who worked mainly in mathematical analysis and who posed the Kakeya problem and solved a version of the transportation problem. He received the Imperial Prize of the Japan Academy in 1928, and was elected to the Japan Academy in 1934.
- Robert Bentley Gardner (1997) "Some generalizations of the Eneström-Kakeya Theorem", Acta Mathematica Hungarica 74(1–2):125–34. doi:10.1007/BF02697881
- Tanaka, George. "The Transportation Problem by Prof. Kakeya" (PDF).
- Kakeya, Soichi (1917), "Some problems on maximum and minimum regarding ovals", Tohoku science reports, 6: 71–88
- "The Japan Academy, Deceased Members: K, L".
- Kakeya, S. (1912-13) "On the Limits of the Roots of an Algebraic Equation with Positive Coefficients," Tohoku Mathematical Journal (First Series),2:140–142.
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