Julia Robinson

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Birthday
8, 1919
Birthplace
St. Louis, MO
Death Date
Jul 30, 1985 (65)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1919
Birthplace
St. Louis, MO
Death Date
Jul 30, 1985 (65)

About

Mathematician who, most notably, worked on the Hilbert Tenth's problem. She proved that the fictitious play dynamics converges to the mixed strategy Nash equilibrium in two-player zero-sum games in a 1951 paper on game theory.

Before Fame

She attended UC Berkeley where she earned her Ph.D in 1948.

Trivia

She was featured in Notices of the American Mathematical Society in 2008.

Family Life

She married Raphael Robinson, who was a professor at Berkeley, in 1941.

Associated With

She was influenced by Stephen Hawking.