The Brothers Markov
( go to the article → https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2020/03/14/the-brothers-markov/ )
The Markov brother you’re more likely to have heard of was Andrey Markov. He was the Markov of Markov chains, the Gauss-Markov theorem, and Markov’s inequality. Andrey had a lesser known younger brother Vladimir who was also a mathematician. Together the two of them proved what is known as the Markov Brothers’ inequality to distinguish […]
March 14, 2020, 2:46 p.m.