MAA Writing Awards
The Kakeya Problem for Simply Connected and for Star-shaped Sets
Year of Award: 1972
Publication Information: The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 78, 1971, pp. 114-129
About the Author: (from The American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 78, (1971)) Frederick Cunningham, Jr. received his Harvard Ph.D. in 1953 under L.H. Loomis. He has held positions at Orsay and Paris. His research is mostly on Banach spaces, and he received an MAA Ford Award in 1967.