country of citizenship: Soviet Union
language of expression: Russian
educated at: Faculty of Physics and Mathematics of the Saint Petersburg University, Moscow State University
occupation: mathematician, author, writer, multimedia artist, video artist
Elena Sergeevna Ventsel (maiden name Dolgintseva, 21 March 1907, Reval - 15 April 2002, Moscow), known by the pen name Irina Grekova (often shortened to I. Grekova), was a Russian writer and mathematician. She held a Ph.D. in mathematics, and wrote several influential textbooks on probability theory, game theory, and operations research.
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