The international Dobrushin Prize

The international Dobrushin Prize ISSN 0032-9460, Problems of Information Transmission, 2009, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 406–409.  c Pleiades Publishing, Inc., 2009. Original Russian Text  c the Editorial Board, 2009, published in Problemy Peredachi Informatsii, 2009, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 120–124. CHRONICLES DOI: 10.1134/S0032946009040103 The International Dobrushin Prize for 2009 was awarded to Yakov Grigor’evich Sinai. Sinai is affiliated with the Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Mathematics Department of Princeton University. The prize was presented on July 16, 2009, at the conference in honor of the 80th anniversary since the birth of Roland L’vovich Dobrushin. Yakov Sinai’s Lecture Nonstandard Ergodic Theorems for Unbounded Functions 1. INTRODUCTION Roland L’vovich Dobrushin was one of the best probabilists of our generation. He had remark- able probabilistic intuition that allowed him to obtain an answer in almost any situation without yet having a rigorous proof. Dobrushin was a student of A.N. Kolmogorov, whom he esteemed and re- spected greatly, and Kolmogorov always endeavored to attend Dobrushin’s scientific presentations. Throughout his life Dobrushin also maintained a close relationship with E.B. Dynkin. Dobrushin started his scientific career at the time when the famous books of W. Feller on Problems of Information Transmission Springer Journals

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