- Gyula O. H. Katona
Gyula O. H. Katona (March 16, 1941 – ) is a Hungarian
mathematicianknown for his work in combinatorial set theory, and especially for the Kruskal–Katona theoremand his elegant proof of the Erdős–Ko–Rado theorem. As of 2006he is affiliated with the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
Katona was secretary-general of the
János Bolyai Mathematical Societyfrom 1990 to 1996. In 1966 and 1968 he won the Grünwald Prize, awarded by the Bolyai Society to outstanding young mathematicians, he was awarded the Rényi Prizeof the Hungarian Academy of Sciencesin 1975, and the same academy awarded him the Prize of the Academy in 1989.
Gyula O. H. Katona is the father of
Gyula Y. Katona, another Hungarian mathematician with similar research interests to those of his father.
* [http://www.renyi.hu/~ohkatona/ Katona's web site]
* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0441430/ Katona on IMDB] , appearing as himself in
N is a Number
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