Prof. Anatoly Moiseevich Vershik is an eminent Russian Mathematician. He is a Professor of the Chair of Mathematical Analysis, Department of Mathematics and Mechanics, St. Petersburg State University. Prof. Vershik is also the Head of the Laboratory of Representation Theory and Dynamical systems, St. Petersburg Department of Steklov Institute of Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He is best known for his work on the representation of infinite symmetric groups and applications to the longest increasing subsequences.
Here is the link to an interview of Prof. Vershik, conducted by students of Indian Statistical Institute Bangalore and uploaded in YouTube by Math Nomad. Math Nomad is a YouTube Channel for math education at UG and school level. Its objective is to create some simple amateur type videos in as many languages as possible on different things in math education like concept videos, problem solving, Interviews of mathematicians, motivation to concepts and information on various other topics. GonitSora thanks Raj Mohan (JRF at ISIB) and his team “Math Nomad” for allowing us to share the video here.
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