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 progressionsPlanetmathPlanetmath 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
Canonical name TerenceTao
Date of creation 2013-03-22 16:18:37
Last modified on 2013-03-22 16:18:37
Owner PrimeFan (13766)
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Author PrimeFan (13766)
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Classification msc 01A61
Classification msc 01A60
Synonym Terence C. Tao