Mathematician:Preda V. Mihăilescu
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Romanian mathematician, best known for his $2002$ proof of the 158-year-old Catalan's Conjecture, now referred to as Mihăilescu's Theorem.
- Born: May 23, 1955 in Bucharest, Romania
Theorems and Definitions
- Mihăilescu's Theorem, also known as Catalan's Conjecture (for Eugène Charles Catalan)
Results named for Preda V. Mihăilescu can be found here.
- 1997: Cyclotomy of rings and primality testing
- 2004: Primary Cyclotomic Units and a Proof of Catalan's Conjecture (J. reine angew. Math. Vol. 572: pp. 167 – 195)
Also known as
Some Western sources spell his surname without the diacritic: Mihailescu