Mathematician:Arthur Josef Alwin Wieferich

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Mathematician

German mathematician who contributed briefly to the field of number theory before concentrating on a career in teaching.


Nationality

German


History

  • Born: April 27, 1884 in Münster, Westphalia, German Empire
  • 1903: Began attendance at the University of Münster
  • 1909: Graduated from the University of Münster
  • 1909: Started work as a schoolteacher and tutor
  • 1916: Married
  • 1949: Retired
  • Died: September 15, 1954 in Meppen, West Germany


Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Arthur Josef Alwin Wieferich can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for Arthur Josef Alwin Wieferich can be found here.


Publications

  • 1908: Beweis des Satzes, daß sich eine jede ganze Zahl als Summe von höchstens neun positiven Kuben darstellen läßt (Math. Ann. Vol. 66no. 1: 95 – 101)
  • 1908: Über die Darstellung der Zahlen als Summen von Biquadraten (Math. Ann. Vol. 66no. 1: 106 – 108)
  • 1909: Zur Darstellung der Zahlen als Summen von fünften und siebenten Potenzen positiver ganzer Zahlen (Math. Ann. Vol. 67no. 1: 61 – 75)