Mathematician:Andrew Michael Odlyzko
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Polish-American mathematician who has published extensively on analytic number theory, computational number theory, cryptography, algorithms and computational complexity, combinatorics, probability, and error-correcting codes..
Disproved the Mertens Conjecture, with Hermanus Johannes Joseph te Riele.
- Born: 23 July 1949 in Tarnów, Poland
Theorems and Inventions
- Montgomery-Odlyzko Law (with Hugh Lowell Montgomery)
- Odlyzko-Schönhage Algorithm (with Arnold Schönhage)
- 5 February 2001: Content is Not King (First Monday Vol. 6, no. 2)