# Scholarpedia:Authors

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Authors of Scholarpedia are the most prominent authorities in their respective fields, typically the original inventors and discoverers, or winners of prestigious awards. Among them are the following legendary experts.

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## Nobel Laureates

- Leon Cooper published BCM Rule and Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer theory
- Albert Fert published Giant magnetoresistance
- Riccardo Giacconi published Cosmic X-ray Sources
- Clive Granger wrote the history part and reviewed Granger Causality
- Paul C. Lauterbur published MRI
- John C. Mather published Cosmic Background Explorer
- Ben Mottelson published Shape deformations in atomic nuclei
- Kary B. Mullis published PCR
- Gerard 't Hooft published Gauge Theories
- Yoichiro Nambu published Nambu-Jona-Lasinio model
- May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser published Grid cells

## Fields Medalists

- John Milnor contributed Attractor
- Steve Smale contributed Smale Horseshoe
- Terence Tao contributed Szemerédi's Theorem
- Shing-Tung Yau contributed Calabi-Yau manifold

## Dirac Medalists

- John J. Hopfield contributed Hopfield network
- Ludwig Dmitrievich Faddeev contributed Faddeev-Popov ghosts
- Roman W. Jackiw contributed Axial anomaly
- Stephen L. Adler contributed Adler sum rule
- Yakov Sinai contributed Kolmogorov-Sinai entropy
- Jean Iliopoulos contributed Glashow-Iliopoulos-Maiani mechanism
- Yoichiro Nambu contributed Nambu-Jona-Lasinio model
- Roger Penrose published Spin-coefficient formalism

## Notables

- Daniel S. Goldin served as NASA administrator/director (1992-2001).
- Leslie Lamport created LaTeX environment for math typesetting.

## Eponymous (named after the discoverer/author/inventor) articles

- Adler sum rule by Stephen Adler
- Adler-Bell-Jackiw anomaly by Roman W. Jackiw
- Anosov Diffeomorphisms by Dmitri Anosov
- Arnowitt-Deser-Misner formalism by Stanley Deser
- Arnowitt-Deser-Misner energy by Stanley Deser
- Ashtekar variables by Abhay Ashtekar
- Barkley Model by Dwight Barkley
- Becchi-Rouet-Stora-Tyutin symmetry by Carlo Maria Becchi
- Bekenstein bound and Bekenstein-Hawking entropy by Jacob Bekenstein
- Belousov-Zhabotinsky Reaction by Anatol M. Zhabotinsky
- Bethe-Salpeter equation: origins by Edwin E. Salpeter
- Buchberger's algorithm by Bruno Buchberger
- Calabi-Yau manifold by Shing-Tung Yau
- Caldeira-Leggett model by Amir Caldeira
- Calogero-Moser system by Francesco Calogero
- Cappelli-Itzykson-Zuber A-D-E Classification by A.Cappelli and J.-B. Zuber
- Chirikov standard map by Boris Chirikov and Dima Shepelyansky
- Chua Circuit by Leon Chua
- Coleman-Mandula theorem by Jeffrey E. Mandula
- Cramér-Rao bound by Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao
- Degasperis-Procesi equation by Antonio Degasperis
- Dokshitzer-Gribov-Lipatov-Altarelli-Parisi equation by Guido Altarelli
- Dyson sphere by Freeman Dyson
- Englert-Brout-Higgs-Guralnik-Hagen-Kibble mechanism by Thomas W B Kibble
- Ermentrout-Kopell Canonical Model by G. Bard Ermentrout
- Faddeev-Popov ghosts by Ludvig Dmitrievich Faddeev
- Fano inequality by Bob Fano (Bob is 90)
- FitzHugh-Nagumo Model by Richard FitzHugh
- Froissart bound by Marcel Froissart
- Gierer-Meinhardt Model by Hans Meinhardt
- Goodenough-Kanamori rule by John B. Goodenough
- Gowdy Spacetimes by Robert H. Gowdy
- Haken-Kelso-Bunz Model by Scott Kelso
- Hilbert-Huang Transform by Norden E. Huang
- Hopfield Network by John J. Hopfield
- Jakobson Theorem by Michael Jakobson
- Jordan-Brans-Dicke Theory by Carl H. Brans
- Kerr-Newman metric by Ezra (Ted) Newman and Tim Adamo
- Kohonen Network by Teuvo Kohonen
- Kolmogorov-Sinai Entropy by Yakov Sinai
- Kondo effect by Jun Kondo
- Konishi anomaly by Kenichi Konishi
- Landshoff-Nachtmann model by Peter Landshoff
- Lieb-Liniger model of a Bose Gas by Elliott Lieb
- Lin's method by Xiao-Biao Lin
- Luce's choice axiom by Duncan Luce
- Luo-Rudy models by Ching-Hsing Luo
- Mackey-Glass equation by Leo Glass
- Matiyasevich theorem by Yuri Matiyasevich
- Mermin-Wagner theorem by H. Wagner
- Misner space by Charles W. Misner
- Morris-Lecar Model by Harold Lecar
- Morris water maze by Richard Morris
- Nambu-Jona-Lasinio modelby Giovanni Jona-Lasinio and Yoichiro Nambu
- Neimark-Sacker Bifurcation by Robert J. Sacker
- Nelder-Mead Algorithm by John Nelder
- Newman-Penrose formalism by Ezra (Ted) Newman and Roger Penrose
- Noble Model by Denis Noble
- Nordtvedt effect by Kenneth Nordtvedt
- Oja Learning Rule by Erkki Oja
- Ornstein Theorem by Donald Ornstein
- Oseledets Theorem by Valery Oseledets
- Parker wind by Eugene N. Parker
- Pearce-Hall Theory by Geoffrey Hall
- Petersen Diagram by Jørgen Otzen Petersen
- Petri net by Carl Adam Petri
- Plant Model by Richard E. Plant
- Rall Model by Wilfrid Rall
- Rao-Blackwell theorem by Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao
- Rescorla-Wagner Model by Robert Rescorla
- Rossler Attractor by Otto Rossler
- Ruijsenaars-Schneider model by Simon Ruijsenaars
- Sharkovsky Ordering by Aleksandr Sharkovsky
- Shifman-Vainshtein-Zakharov sum rule by Mikhail Shifman
- Shilnikov Bifurcation by Leonid Shilnikov
- Slavnov-Taylor identities by Andrei A. Slavnov
- Smale Horseshoe by Steve Smale
- Tully-Fisher Relation by Richard Brent Tully
- Viterbi algorithm by Andrew J. Viterbi
- Zaslavsky Map by George Zaslavsky
- Zinn-Justin equation by Jean Zinn-Justin

## Original Discoverers/Inventors

(in addition to those mentioned above)

### Biology

- Moshe Abeles created the notion of Synfire Chains
- Anthony T. Barker invented Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
- Tim Bliss discovered LTP
- Lawrence B. Cohen invented Voltage-Sensitive Dye
- Graham L. Collingridge discovered NMDA
- Niles Eldredge invented the notion of Punctuated Equilibrium
- Franz Halberg coined the word Circadian
- Michel Jouvet discovered REM Sleep
- Paul C. Lauterbur invented MRI
- Humberto Maturana invented the notion of Autopoiesis
- Vernon Mountcastle discovered Cortical Columns
- Seiji Ogawa invented fMRI
- Giacomo Rizzolatti discovered Mirror Neurons
- Eugene Roberts discovered GABA in the brain
- Gordon M. Shepherd discovered Dendro-Dendritic Synapses (with Wil Rall)
- Ichiji Tasaki discovered Saltatory Conduction in 1940s
- Endel Tulving coined the word Episodic memory
- Larry Weiskrantz discovered Blindsight

### Mathematics

- Benoit Mandelbrot invented the notion of Fractals
- Maurício Matos Peixoto created the notion of Structural Stability
- Norman J. Zabusky invented the term Soliton

### Physics

- Herman Haken created Synergetics
- Mordehai Milgrom came up with the idea of MOND

### Engineering/Computer Science

- Andrew G. Barto created Temporal Difference Learning theory
- Leonardo Chiariglione created the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
- John M. Cioffi invented DSL
- Alain Colmerauer created PROLOG
- John H. Conway invented Game of Life
- Marco Dorigo invented Ant Colony Optimization
- Kunihiko Fukushima created Neocognitron
- Lajos Hanzo contributed GSM
- Geoffrey E. Hinton invented Boltzmann Machine
- John H. Holland invented Genetic Algorithms
- Dervis Karaboga invented Artificial bee colony algorithm
- Alan Kay created SMALLTALK
- Thomas K Landauer created the Latent Semantic Analysis approach
- Jerry Swartz invented Barcodes and Laser scanning
- Mads Tofte created Standard ML language
- Andrew J. Viterbi invented the Viterbi Algorithm
- Jack Wolf invented Slepian-Wolf coding
- Lotfi Zadeh created Fuzzy Logic

### Cognitive Science

- John Searle came up with the Chinese room argument