The International Mathematical Union awards the

*... outstanding contributions in Mathematical Aspects of Information Sciences including:*

*All mathematical aspects of computer science, including complexity theory, logic of programming languages, analysis of algorithms, cryptography, computer vision, pattern recognition, information processing and modelling of intelligence.**Scientific computing and numerical analysis. Computational aspects of optimization and control theory. Computer algebra.*

The prize is financed by the University of Helsinki. The recipient must be under 40 years of age.

**1982** Robert Tarjan

**1986** Leslie Valiant

**1990** A A Razborov

**1994** Avi Wigderson

**1998** Peter W Shor

**2002** Madhu Sudan

**2006** Jon Kleinberg

**2010** Daniel Spielman

**2014** Subhash Khot

**MacTutor links:**

International Mathematical Union

**IMU Prizes:**

DMV/IMU Gauss Prize

IMU Nevanlinna Prize

**Other Web site:**

Index of Societies | Index of Honours, etc. |

Main index | Biographies Index |

JOC/EFR October 2016

The URL of this page is:

http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Societies/IMUNevanlinnaPrize.html