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Gennadii Shlemovich Rubinstein (rus: Геннадий Шлемович Рубинштейн) was a Russian mathematician. His research focused on mathematical programming and operations research. His name is associated to the Kantorovich–Rubinstein metric which is commonly known as the Wasserstein distance used in optimal transport.
Gennadii Shlemovich Rubinstein
|Born||26 April 1923|
|Died||2 May 2004|
|Alma mater||Odessa State University |
St. Petersburg State University
|Known for||Extremal problems |
|Institutions|| Leningrad State University |
Sobolev Institute of Mathematics
Novosibirsk State University
|Doctoral advisor||Leonid V. Kantorovich|
|Influenced||optimal transport |
Gennadii Rubinstein got his doctorate in St. Petersburg State University in 1956, under the supervision of Leonid V. Kantorovich.
Alternate form of the first name: Gennady.
Alternate forms of the last name: Rubinšteĭn, Rubinshtein.