Portrait of Andrei Andreyevich Markov

Portrait of Andrei Andreyevich Markov

H413/0081 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.5MB

Downloadable file size: 2.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Portrait of Andrei Andreyevich Markov (1856-1922), Russian mathematician. Markov was educated at the University of St.Petersburg, becoming professor of mathematics there in 1893. Although interested in diverse areas of mathematics, his main contribution was in probability theory. In 1900 he published "Probability Calculus", a major work, and by 1906 had proposed the 'Markov Chain'. This is a sequence of random variables where two probabilities, conditional upon different amounts of data about the early part of the sequence, are the same. Markov applied this to linguistics, but later generations have found the Markov Chain important in quantum theory and genetics.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: andrei andreyevich, markov, mathematician, pioneer, portraits, probability theory, surname m

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.