Mathematician:Atle Selberg

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Mathematician

Norwegian mathematician known for his work in analytic number theory, and in the theory of automorphic forms.

Instrumental in developing a proof of the Prime Number Theorem. Engaged in a bitter dispute with Paul Erdős over priority.


Nationality

Norwegian


History

  • Born: 14 June 1917 in Langesund, Norway
  • Died: 6 August 2007 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA


Theorems and Definitions


Books and Papers

  • 1936: On some arithmetical identities
  • 1943: On the zeros of Riemann's zeta-function
  • 1949: An elementary proof of the prime number theorem
  • 1949: An elementary proof of Dirichlet's theorem about primes in an arithmetic progression
  • 1950: An elementary proof of the prime number theorem for arithmetic progressions
  • 1989: Reflections Around the Ramanujan Centenary


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