Autobiographical notes

Document Type: Review Article

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The Rugjer Bošković Institute and Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb, Croatia

Abstract

I was born in Zagreb (Croatia) on October 26, 1936. My parents were Regina (née Pavić) (April17, 1916, Zagreb–March 9, 1992, Zagreb) and Cvjetko Trinajstić (September 9, 1913, Volosko–October 29, 1998, Richmond, Australia).

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36. M. Randić, N. Trinajstić, J. von Knop, and Ž. Jeričević, Aromatic Stability of
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37. M. Randić and N. Trinajstić, On the Relative Stabilities of Conjugated Heterocycles
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39. D. J. Klein and N. Trinajstić, Foundations of Conjugated–Circuits Models, Pure
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41. J. Koller, A. Ažman and N. Trinajstić, Ab Initio Molecular Orbital Studies in
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42. H. Güsten, L. Klasinc, J. von Knop, and N. Trinajstić, Application of Photoelectron
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43. L. Klasinc, B. Ruščić, A. Sabljić and N. Trinajstić, Application of Photoelectron
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49. R. B. Mallion, A. J.Schwenk and N. Trinajstić, On the Characteristic Polynomial of
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55. I. Gutman, M. Milun N. Trinajstić, Graph Theory and Molecular Orbitals. XIX.
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56. P. Ilić and N. Trinajstić, Topological Resonance Energies of Conjugated Ions,
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57. A. Sabljić and N. Trinajstić, Aromatic Stability of Bridged Annulenes, J. Org.
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58. B. Mohar and N. Trinajstić, On Computation of the Topological Resonance Energy,
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60. C. D. Godsil and I. Gutman, On the Theory of the Matching Polynomial, J. Graph
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61. V. I. Minkin, M. N. Glukhovtsev and B. Y. Simkin, Aromaticity and
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62. N. Trinajstić, Hückel Theory and Topology, in: Semiempirical Methods of
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63. A. Sabljić and N. Trinajstić, Quantitative Structure–Activity Relationships: The
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64. D. Plavšić, S. Nikolić, N. Trinajstić and Z. Mihalić, On the Harary Index for the
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65. B. Lučić, A. Miličević, S. Nikolić and N. Trinajstić, Harary Index – Twelve Years
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66. D. Amić and N. Trinajstić, On the Detour Matrix, Croat. Chem. Acta 1995, 68, 53–
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67. N. Trinajstić, S. Nikolić, B. Lučić. D. Amić and Z. Mihalić, The Detour Matrix in
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68. S. Nikolić, N. Trinajstić and Z. Mihalić, The Detour Matrix and the Detour Index,
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and A.T. Balaban, Eds., Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, The Netherlands,
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69. B. Bogdanov, S. Nikolić and N. Trinajstić, On the Three–Dimensional Wiener
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However, the earliest effort to use the 3–D Wiener index in QSPR/QSAR has been
described in O. Mekenyan, D. Peitchev, D. Bonchev, N. Trinajstić and I. Bangov,
Modelling the Interaction of Small Organic Molecules with Biomacromolecules. I.
Interaction of Substituted Pyridines with Anti–3–azopyridine Antibody, Drug Res.
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70. D. Amić, D. Bešlo, B. Lučić, S. Nikolić and N. Trinajstić, The Vertex–Connectivity
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71. S. Nikolić, N. Trinajstić and M. Randić, Wiener Index Revisited, Chem. Phys. Lett.
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72. B. Lučić, A. Miličević, S. Nikolić and N. Trinajstić, On Variable Wiener Index,
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83. A. Miličević and S. Nikolić, On Variable Zagreb Indices, Croat. Chem. Acta 2004,
77, 89−95.
84. D. Bonchev and N. Trinajstić, Information Theory, Distance Matrix, and Molecular
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85. D. Bonchev, Ov. Mekenyan and N. Trinajstić, Isomer Discrimination by
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86. D. Bonchev, Information Theoretic Indices for Characterization of Chemical
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88. B. Lučić, D. Amić and N. Trinajstić, Nonlinear Multivariate Regression
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89. B. Lučić, N. Trinajstić, S. Sild, M. Karelson and A. R. Katritzky, A New Efficient
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90. A. R. Katritzky, K. Chen, Y. Wang, M. Karelson, B. Lučić, N. Trinajstić, T. Suzuki
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91. B. Lučić, I. Bašic, D. Nadramija, A. Miličević, N. Trinajstić, T. Suzuki, R.
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93. J. von Knop, W. R. Müller, K. Szymanski, and N. Trinajstić, Computer Generation
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94. N. Trinajstić, S. Nikolić, J. von Knop, W. R. Müller, and K. Szymanski,
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95. J. von Knop, W. R. Müller, Ž. Jeričević and N. Trinajstić, Computer Enumeration
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96. W. R. Müller, K. Szymanski, J. von Knop, S. Nikolić and N. Trinajstić, On the
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97. M. Randić, Compact Molecular Codes, J. Chem. Inf. Comput. Sci. 1986, 26, 136–
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98. M. Randić, Compact Codes. 2. Bicyclic Saturated Hydrocarbons, Croat. Chem.
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99. M. Randić, S. Nikolić and N. Trinajstić, Compact Molecular Codes for Polycyclic
Systems, J. Mol. Struct. (Theochem) 1988, 165, 213–228.
100. S. Nikolić and N. Trinajstić, Compact Molecular Codes for Annulenes, Aza–
annulenes, Annulenoannulenes, Aza–annulenoannulenes, Cyclazines and Aza–
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101. J. von Knop, W.R. Müller, K. Szymanski, S. Nikolić and N. Trinajstić, Computer–
Oriented Molecular Codes, in: Computational Chemical Graph Theory, ed. D. H.
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102. M. Randić, S. Nikolić and N. Trinajstić, Compact Codes: On Nomenclature of
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103. M. L. Contreras, J. Alvarez, M. Riveros, G. Arias and R. Rozas, Exhaustive
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104. S. Davidson, Fast Generation of an Alkane–Series Dictionary Ordered by Side–
Chain Complexity, J. Chem. Inf. Comput. Sci. 2002, 42, 147–156.
105. J. August, H. W. Kroto, and N. Trinajstić, Interstellar Polyynes and Related
Species, Astrophys. Space Sci. 1986, 128, 411–419.
106. J. von Knop, K. Szymanski, W.R. Müller, H.W. Kroto and N. Trinajstić,
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107. I. Lukovits, Isomer Generation: Syntactic Rules for Detection of Isomorphism, J.
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108. I. Lukovits and I. Gutman, On Morgan–Trees, Croat. Chem. Acta 2002, 75, 563–
576; T. Došlić, Morgan Tress and Dyck Paths, Croat.Chem. Acta 2002, 75, 881–889.
109. D. J. Klein, D. Babić and N. Trinajstić, Enumeration in Chemistry, in: Chemical
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110. M. Randić and N. Trinajstić, Semiempirical Calculation of Bond Lengths in
Cyclopentadienyl Ligands, J. Chem. Phys. 1967, 46, 1469–1474.
111. D. Bonchev and W. A. Seitz, The Concept of Complexity in Chemistry, in:
Concepts in Chemistry – A Contemporary Challenge, D. H. Rouvray, Ed., Wiley, New
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112. R. B. Mallion and N. Trinajstić, Reciprocal Spanning–Tree Density: A New Index
Characterising the Intricacy of (Poly)cyclic Molecular–Graph, MATCH – Commun.
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113. S. Nikolić, I. M. Tolić, N. Trinajstić and I. Baučić, On the Zagreb Indices as
Complexity Indices, Croat. Chem. Acta 2000, 73, 909–921.

114. S. Nikolić, N. Trinajstić and I. M. Tolić, Complexity of Molecules, J. Chem. Inf.
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115. S. Nikolić, N. Trinajstić, I.M. Tolić, G. Rücker and C. Rücker, On Molecular
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117. N. Trinajstić, Quantum Theory in Chemistry – Early Developments, Kem. ind.
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118. N. Trinajstić, Quantum Theory in Chemistry, in: Hundred Years of Quantum
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65.
119. N. Trinajstić, Hoffmann, Roald (1937) – Primijenjena teorijska kemija (Applied
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120. N. Trinajstić, Roald Hoffmann – Scientist and Poet, Ref. 7, pp. 94–109.
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122. M. Randić and N. Trinajstić, Notes on Some Less Known Early Contributions to
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123. L. Pogliani, M. Randić and N. Trinajstić, Much Ado about Nothing – An
Introductory Inquiry about Zero, Int. J. Math. Educ. Sci. Technol. 1998, 29, 729–744.
124. L. Pogliani, M. Randić and N. Trinajstić, About One – An Inquiry About the
Meaning and Uses of the Number One, Int. J. Math. Educ. Sci. Technol. 2000, 31, 811–
824.
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