Yves Meyer

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Yves Meyer
Yves Meyer (Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers) - Philippe Binant Archives.jpg
Yves Meyer at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, 18 June 2000.
Born (1939-07-19) 19 July 1939 (age 80)
NationalityFrench
Alma materÉcole Normale Supérieure
University of Strasbourg
Known forWavelet theory
AwardsSalem Prize
Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize
Abel Prize
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
ThesisIdéaux Fermés de L1 dans Lesquels une Suite Approche l'Identité (1966)
Doctoral advisorJean-Pierre Kahane
Doctoral studentsPascal Auscher

Yves F. Meyer (French: [mɛjɛʁ]; born 19 July 1939) is a French mathematician. He is known for proposing the Meyer wavelet. Meyer was awarded the Abel Prize in 2017.[1]

He was teacher at the Prytanée national militaire (1960–1963), a teaching assistant at the Université de Strasbourg (1963–1966), a Professor at Université Paris-Sud (1966–1980), a Professor at École Polytechnique (1980–1986), a Professor at Université Paris-Dauphine (1985–1995), a Senior Researcher at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) (1995–1999), an Invited Professor at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (2000), a Professor at École Normale Supérieure de Cachan (1999–2003), and has been a Professor Emeritus at Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan since 2004.

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  1. "The Abel Prize Laureate 2017". www.abelprize.no. Retrieved 21 March 2017.

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