Mathematician:Leo Moser

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Mathematician

Austrian-Canadian mathematician best known for his work in number theory.


Nationality

Austrian-Canadian


History

  • Born: 11 April 1921 in Vienna, Austria
  • 1924: Immigrated with his parents into Canada
  • 1943: Received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Manitoba
  • 1945: Received Master of Science from the University of Toronto in
  • 1947: Went to University of North Carolina to complete a Ph.D., supervised by Alfred Brauer
  • 1950: Began suffering recurrent heart problems
  • 1950: Took a position at Texas Technical College
  • 1951: Joined the faculty of the University of Alberta
  • Died: 9 February 1970 in Edmonton, Canada


Theorems and Definitions


Publications

  • 1947: On the sum of digits of powers
  • 1949: Some equations involving Euler's totient
  • 1949: Linked rods and continued fractions
  • 1949: On the danger of induction
  • 1949: A theorem on the distribution of primes
  • 1950: A prime representing function
  • 1950: Palindromic primes
  • 1950: On the distribution of digits in powers
  • 1950: On Sets of Integers which Contain No Three in Arithmetical Progression and on Sets of Distances Determined by Finite Point Sets
  • 1953: On the diophantine equation $1^n + 2^n + 3^n + \dotsb + \paren {m − 1}^n = m^n$ (Scripta Math. Vol. 19: 84 – 88)
  • 1957: An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers
  • 1963: Notes on number theory III. On the sum of consecutive primes (Canadian Math. Bull. Vol. 6: 159 – 161)


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