Mark Kac

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The Mathematician of Chances

Why Is Mark Kac Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Mark Kac was a Polish American mathematician. His main interest was probability theory. His question, "Can one hear the shape of a drum?" set off research into spectral theory, with the idea of understanding the extent to which the spectrum allows one to read back the geometry.

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