# Mathematician:Donald J. Newman

## Mathematician

American mathematician active in the fields of Complex Analysis, Number Theory and Approximation Theory.

Best known for his elementary proof of the Prime Number Theorem.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: 27 July 1930 in Brooklyn, New York
- Died: 28 March 2007 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

## Publications

### Books

- 1974:
*Polynomial Approximation*(with Robert P. Feinerman) - 1979:
*Approximation with Rational Functions* - 1982:
*A Problem Seminar* - 1996:
*Complex Analysis* - 1998:
*Analytic number theory*(Graduate Texts in Mathematics #177) (ISBN 0387983082) - 2007:
*Complex Analysis*(updated, with Joseph Bak)

### Papers

- 1960:
*A simplified proof of Waring's conjecture*(*Michigan Math. J.***Vol. 7**,*no. 3*: 291 – 295)

- 1974:
*Finite type functions as limits of exponential sums*

- 1974:
*Splines and the logarithmic function*

- 1975:
*A simple proof of Wiener's $1/f$ theorem*(*Proc. Amer. Math. Soc.***Vol. 48**: 264 – 265) www.jstor.org/stable/2040730

- 1982:
*The Hexagon Theorem*