Chen Jingrun

Chen Jingrun (1933 - 1996) Chinese mathematician, best known for his theorem “on the representation of a large even integer as the sum of a prime and the product of at most two primes” (Chen’s theorem). In connection with this theorem, the Chen primesMathworldPlanetmath are named after him. Chen also worked on the twin prime conjectureMathworldPlanetmath, Goldbach’s conjecture, Legendre’s conjecture and Waring’s problem.

In 1999, China issued an 80-yuan postage stamp with a silhouette of Chen and the inequality

Title Chen Jingrun
Canonical name ChenJingrun
Date of creation 2013-03-22 16:19:16
Last modified on 2013-03-22 16:19:16
Owner PrimeFan (13766)
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Author PrimeFan (13766)
Entry type Biography
Classification msc 01A60
Synonym Jingrun Chen
Synonym Jing Run Chen
Synonym Chen Jing Run