Johannes Kemperman | |
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Born | |

Died | June 13, 2011 | (aged 86)

Nationality | Dutch |

Alma mater | University of Amsterdam |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Mathematics Statistics |

Institutions | University of Rochester Purdue University Rutgers University |

Doctoral advisor | David van Dantzig |

Doctoral students |

**Johannes Henricus Bernardus Kemperman** (July 16, 1924 – June 13, 2011) was a Dutch mathematician. He taught at the University of Rochester for 25 years, and also worked at Purdue University and Rutgers University for ten years, each.^{[1]}

Born in Amsterdam, he received his education from the University of Amsterdam.^{[2]}

## Selected publications

- Kemperman, J. H. B. (1969). "On the optimum rate of transmitting information".
*Probability and Information Theory*. Lecture Notes in Mathematics.**89**. pp. 126–169. doi:10.1007/BFb0079123. ISBN 978-3-540-04608-0. - Kemperman, J. H. B. (1963). "A Wiener–Hopf Type Method for a General Random Walk with a Two-Sided Boundary".
*Annals of Mathematical Statistics*.**34**(4): 1168–1193. doi:10.1214/aoms/1177703855. JSTOR 2238330. - Kemperman, J. H. B. (1960). "On small sumsets in an abelian group".
*Acta Mathematica*.**103**(1–2): 63–88. doi:10.1007/BF02546525.

## References

**^**Obituary: Johannes Kemperman, 1924–2011**^**Naus, Joseph I. (2000). "A conversation with Johannes H. B. Kemperman".*Statist. Sci*.**15**(4): 396–408. doi:10.1214/ss/1009213005.