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Belgian amateur mathematician working in number theory.
Published his investigations into sociable numbers in $1918$.
Calculated the Fermat pseudoprimes to base $2$ (now called Poulet numbers) up to $50$ million in $1926$, then up to $100$ million in $1938$.
Published $43$ new multiperfect numbers in $1925$, including the first two known octo-perfect numbers.
- Born: 1887
- Died: 1946
Theorems and Definitions
Definitions of concepts named for Paul Poulet can be found here.
- 1918: $\#$4865 (Interméd. Math. Vol. 25: pp. 100 – 101)
- 1918: Parfaits, amiables et extensions (Perfect and Amicable Numbers and Their Extensions)
- 1929: La chasse aux nombres (The Hunt for Numbers)