# Mathematician:Andrew Michael Odlyzko

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## Mathematician

Polish-American mathematician who has published extensively on analytic number theory, computational number theory, cryptography, algorithms and computational complexity, combinatorics, probability, and error-correcting codes..

Disproved the Mertens Conjecture, with Hermanus Johannes Joseph te Riele.

## Nationality

Polish-American

## History

- Born: 23 July 1949 in Tarnów, Poland

## Theorems and Inventions

- Montgomery-Odlyzko Law (with Hugh Lowell Montgomery)
- Odlyzko-Schönhage Algorithm (with Arnold Schönhage)

## Publications

- 5 February 2001:
*Content is Not King*(*First Monday***Vol. 6**,*no. 2*