
Shmuel
Friedland 

Shmuel Friedland , University of
Illinois, Chicago
Office:
SEO 715
Phone: (312) 4132176
Email: friedlan@uic.edu
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EDUCATION:
 D.Sc. in
Mathematics
 Israel Institute
of Technology, 1971
 Title: Extremal
eigenvalue problems for convex sets
of symmetric matrices and
operators
 Thesis Advisor: B.
Schwarz
CURRICULUM VITAE:
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PRIZES:
 The first Hans Schneider prize in
Linear Algebra awarded by ILAS
(International Linear Algebra Society)
in 1993, jointly with M. Fiedler and I.
Gohberg #
 Salmon prize for solution of the
settheoretic version of Salmon
conjecture posed by E.A. Allman 2010 #
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS:
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SHORT OVERVIEW OF MY
SIGNIFICANT PAPERS: #
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
 Nonoscillation and integral
inequalities, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 80
(1974), 715717.
 Some inequalities for the spectral
radius of nonnegative matrices and
applications, (with Samuel Karlin), Duke
Mathematical Journal 42 (1975), 459490.
 Nonoscillation, disconjugacy and
integral inequalities, Memoirs Amer.
Math. Soc. 176 (1976), 78 pp.
 A lower bound for the permanent of
doubly stochastic matrices, Annals of
Mathematics 110 (1979), 167176.
 Inverses of infinite sign regular
matrices, (with C. de Boor and A.
Pincus), Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 274
(1982), 5968.
 Simultaneous similarity of matrices,
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 8 (1983), 9395.
 Simultaneous similarity of matrices,
Advances in Mathematics 50 (1983),
189265.
 On the crossing rule, (with J. Robbin
and J. Sylvester), Communications in
Pure and Applied Mathematics 37 (1984),
1937.
 Dynamical properties of plane
polynomial automorphisms, (with John W.
Milnor), Journal of Ergodic Theory &
Dynamical Systems 9 (1989), 6799.
 Entropy of polynomial and
rational maps, Annals of Mathematics 133
(1991), 359368.
 Jorgensen's inequality for
discrete groups in normed algebras,
(with S. Hersonsky), Duke
Mathematical Journal 69 (1993), 593614.
 Universal uncertainty relations,
jointly with V. Gheorghiu and G. Gour,
Physical Review Letters 111, 230401
(2013), 5 pages.
 The number of singular vector tuples
and uniqueness of best rank one
approximation of tensors, jointly with
G. Ottaviani, Foundations of
Computational Mathematics 14, 6 (2014),
12091242.
 MATRICES: Algebra, Analysis and
Applications, 490 pages, 2015,
World Scientific,
http://www.amazon.com/MatricesAnalysisApplicationsShmuelFriedland/dp/981466796X.
 The computation complexity of duality,
jointly with L.H. Lim, SIAM Journal on
Optimization, 26, No 4 (2016),
23782393.
SIGNIFICANT PAPERS: #
LIST OF COAUTHORS: #
Google Scholar Citations: #
My preprints on ArXiv #
Interview of Shmuel Friedland by
LekHeng Lim #
Margaret StawiskaFriedland CV #
