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Yutaka Nishiyama (西山 豊, Nishiyama Yutaka, born 21 October 1948) is a Japanese mathematician and professor at the Osaka University of Economics, where he teaches mathematics and information. He is known as the "boomerang professor". He has written nine books about the mathematics in daily life. The most recent one, The mystery of five in nature, investigates, amongst other things, why many flowers have five petals.

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Yutaka Nishiyama
Yutaka Nishiyama Language Watch Edit This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification Please help by adding reliable sources Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately especially if potentially libelous or harmful Find sources Yutaka Nishiyama news newspapers books scholar JSTOR June 2012 Learn how and when to remove this template message Yutaka Nishiyama 西山 豊 Nishiyama Yutaka born 21 October 1948 is a Japanese mathematician and professor at the Osaka University of Economics where he teaches mathematics and information He is known as the boomerang professor 1 He has written nine books about the mathematics in daily life 2 The most recent one The mystery of five in nature investigates amongst other things why many flowers have five petals Yutaka Nishiyama西山豊Born 1948 10 21 21 October 1948 age 73 OccupationUniversity academic authorKnown forMathematical study of BoomerangsAcademic backgroundEducationKyoto UniversityAcademic workDisciplineApplied mathematicsInstitutionsOsaka University of EconomicsNotesInfobox contains data translated from Japanese Wikipedia Contents 1 Biography 2 Books 3 Papers 4 Articles for Plus Magazine 5 References 6 External linksBiography Edit1967 1971 Faculty of Mathematics Department of Science Kyoto University 1971 1985 IBM Japan as a Systems Engineer 1985 Lecturer of Information Mathematics at Osaka University of Economics 1995 present Professor at Osaka University of Economics 2005 2006 Visiting fellow at University of Cambridge UK joined for MMP 3 Books Edit50 Visions of Mathematics Oxford University Press May 2014 ISBN 978 0 19 870181 1 The Mysterious Number 6174 One of 30 Mathematical Topics in Daily Life Gendai Sugakusha July 2013 ISBN 978 4 7687 6174 8 HP of Yutaka NishiyamaPapers EditGeneral Solution for Multiple Foldings of Hexaflexagons IJPAM Vol 58 No 1 2010 113 124 19 faces of Flexagons Fixed Points in Similarity Transformations IJPAM Vol 56 No 3 2009 429 438 Articles for Plus Magazine EditA bright idea Plus Magazine issue 36 University of Cambridge September 2005 Mysterious Number 6174 Plus Magazine issue 38 University of Cambridge March 2006 Winning Odds with Steve Humble Plus Magazine issue 55 University of Cambridge June 2010 Having fun with unit fractions Plus Magazine University of Cambridge Feb 2012 Circles rolling on circles Plus Magazine University of Cambridge May 2014 References Edit Boomerang International Project 2007 Instructions of Paper Boomerangs in 70 Languages Mathematics in Daily Life Millennium Mathematics ProjectExternal links EditHomepage of Yutaka Nishiyama Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Yutaka Nishiyama amp oldid 946882917, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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