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Karplus

Karplus is a surname for a family that has been traced back to the Jewish cemetery 50°16′38″N 17°43′00″E / 50.27726°N 17.71680°E / 50.27726; 17.71680 in the village of Osoblaha (formerly Hotzenplotz) in the Czech Republic near the border with Poland. All people with the surname "Karplus" appear to be descendants of Alexander Karplus, who died in June 1797 and was the first to carry the family name "Karplus". The name was created in response to the 1787 requirement of the Austrian Empire that all Jewish families have surnames. No one knows what the name means (if anything).

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Martin Karplus
... Martin Karplus (born March 15, 1930, Vienna) is an Austrian-born American theoretical chemist ... His brother, Robert Karplus, was an internationally recognised physicist and educator at University of California, Berkeley ...
Kevin Karplus
... Kevin Karplus is a professor at University of California, Santa Cruz, currently in the Biomolecular Engineering Department ... as a computer science graduate student at Stanford University on the Karplus-Strong string synthesis algorithm ... Karplus has long been a bicycle advocate ...
Karplus
... Karplus is a surname for a family that has been traced back to the Jewish cemetery 50°16′38″N 17°43′00″E / 50.27726°N 17.71680°E / 50.27726 17.71680 in the village of Osoblaha (formerly ... All people with the surname "Karplus" appear to be descendants of Alexander Karplus, who died in June 1797 and was the first to carry the family name "K ... Noted members of the family include Johann Paul Karplus (1866, Opava, Austrian Silesia - 1966, Vienna), Czech-Austrian neurophysiologist and psychiatry Arnold Karplus (1877, Vítkov ...
CHARMM - History of The Program
... CHARMM originated at Martin Karplus's group at Harvard ... Karplus and his then graduate student Bruce Gelin decided the time was ripe to develop a program that would make it possible to take a given amino acid sequence and a set of ... Karplus has acknowledged the importance of major inputs in the development of the (at the time nameless) program, including Schneior Lifson's group at ...
Robert Karplus - Appointments, Honors and Awards, and Books - Books
... Karplus and H ... Karplus, Introductory Physics A Model Approach ... Karplus (Ed.), Physics and Man, W ...