# 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

- Erdős-Moser Conjecture (with Paul Erdős)
- Erdős-Moser Equation (with Paul Erdős)
- Steinhaus-Moser Notation (with Władysław Hugo Dionizy Steinhaus)

- Lambek-Moser Theorem (with Joachim Lambek)
- Moser Spindle
- Moser-de Bruijn Sequence (with Nicolaas Govert de Bruijn)

## 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)