# FAQ: Who is Lyapunov?

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Lyapunov was a Russian mathematician who worked on proving stability of systems (among many other things) and in this class we will use Lyapunov functions to prove the stability of nonlinear systems.

If you want more info on the man, see [1].

--Lindzey 16:43, 9 October 2006 (PDT)