# Terence Tao

*Terence Tao* (1975 - ) Australian mathematician, son of Hong Kong immigrants. As a child, Tao won medals at the International Mathematical Olympiads. Charles Fefferman calls Tao a mathematical “Mr. It.” His 2004 paper with Ben Green on arithmetic progressions^{} of primes was hailed by Neil Sloane as a major mathematical landmark. Two years later, Tao became the first Australian to win the Fields medal.

Title | Terence Tao |
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Canonical name | TerenceTao |

Date of creation | 2013-03-22 16:18:37 |

Last modified on | 2013-03-22 16:18:37 |

Owner | PrimeFan (13766) |

Last modified by | PrimeFan (13766) |

Numerical id | 7 |

Author | PrimeFan (13766) |

Entry type | Definition |

Classification | msc 01A61 |

Classification | msc 01A60 |

Synonym | Terence C. Tao |