# Online Encyclopedia

# Julia Robinson

**Julia Hall Bowman Robinson** (December 8, 1919 - July 30, 1985) was an American mathematician, born in Saint Louis, Missouri. She is best known for her work on Diophantine equations and decidability which provided much of the ground work for the negative solution of Hilbert's tenth problem by Yuri Matiyasevich . She died of leukemia at the age of 65.

## External links

- MacTutor Robinson biography http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Mathematicians/Robinson_Julia.ht

ml *Julia Bowman ROBINSON on the Internet*(@pdmi.ras.ru) http://logic.pdmi.ras.ru/~yumat/JRobinson/index.html (mirror @uni-stuttgart.de) http://www.fmi.uni-stuttgart.de/ti/personen/Matiyasevich/JRobinson/index.html — maintained by Yuri Matiyasevich. Quote:

*Outstanding American mathematician Julia Bowman Robinson lived at the time when there was no WWW, and she had no Home page.*