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Alan Baker

Alan Baker was born the 19th of August 1939 in London, England. In 1970, when he was 31 years old, he was awarded the Fields Medal at the International Congress at Nice. This was awarded for his work on Diophantine equations

He currently teaches Pure Mathematics at Trinity College at the University of Cambridge.

His interests are:

  1. Number theory,
  2. transcendence,
  3. logarithmic forms[?],
  4. effective methods,
  5. Diophantine geometry[?],
  6. Diophantine analysis[?].

External link:

  • Baker biography (http://www-groups.dcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Baker_Alan)



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