Mathematician:Chen Jingrun

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Mathematician

Chinese mathematician who made significant inroads into Goldbach's Conjecture by proving what is now referred to as Chen's Theorem.


Nationality

Chinese


History

  • Born: May 22, 1933, Fu Zhou, Fu Jian province, China
  • Died: March 19, 1996


Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Chen Jingrun can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for Chen Jingrun can be found here.


Publications

  • 1963: The Lattice Points in the Circle (Sci. Sinica Vol. 12: 322 – 339)
  • 1966: On the representation of a large even integer as the sum of a prime and a product of at most two primes (Kexue Tongbao Vol. 17 (in which Chen's Theorem is presented)
  • 1973: On the representation of a large even integer as the sum of a prime and a product of at most two primes (Sci. Sinica Vol. 16 (in which Chen's Theorem is proved)
  • 1979: On the distribution of almost primes in an interval II (Sci. Sinica Vol. 22: 253 – 275)


Also known as

Simplified Chinese: 陈景润; traditional Chinese: 陳景潤; pinyin: Chén Jǐngrùn; Wade-Giles: Ch'en Chingjun. Chen is his family name.

His name can also be rendered Chen Jing Run or Chen Jing-Run.


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