Gérald Tenenbaum

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Gérald Tenenbaum, 10 July 2004.

Gérald Tenenbaum is a French mathematician and novelist, born in Nancy on 1 April 1952.[1]


An alumnus of the École Polytechnique, he has been professor of mathematics at the Institut Élie Cartan at Henri Poincaré University (Nancy-1) since 1981.[1]

An associate of Paul Erdős and specialist in analytic and probabilistic number theory, Gérald Tenenbaum received the A-X Gaston Julia prize in 1976, the Albert Châtelet medal in algebra and number theory in 1985 and, together with Michel Mendès France, the Paul-Émile Doistau Blutet prize from the French Academy of Sciences in 1999.[1][2]

His novel L'Ordre des jours, published in 2008 by Héloïse d'Ormesson, received the Prix Erckmann-Chatrian the same year.[1]

Selected bibliography[edit]


  • (with Richard R. Hall) Divisors, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1988, Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics, vol. 90, ISBN 0-521-34056-X.
  • Introduction à la théorie analytique et probabiliste des nombres, Institut Elie Cartan, 1990, ISBN 2903594120; 2nd rev. ed., Paris, Société Mathématique de France, 1995, ISBN 2856290329; 4th ed., Paris, Belin, 2015, Collection Échelles, ISBN 978-2701196565; translated into English, by P. Ion, as Introduction to analytic and probabilistic number theory, Graduate Studies in Mathematics #163, American Mathematical Society 2015, ISBN 978-0821898543.
  • (with Michel Mendès France) Les nombres premiers, Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 1997, collection Que sais-je? #571; translated into English, by Philip G. Spain, as The Prime Numbers and Their Distribution, American Mathematical Society, 2000, reprinted with corrections 2001, ISBN 0-8218-1647-0.
  • (with Michel Mendès France) Les Nombres premiers, entre l'ordre et le chaos, Dunod, 2011, ISBN 2100559362.



  1. ^ a b c d Zéro faute à l’IUT Nancy-Brabois, press release, University of Lorraine, January 30, 2012. Accessed on line June 26, 2012.
  2. ^ PRIX PAUL DOISTAU-ÉMILE BLUTET DE L’INFORMATION SCIENTIFIQUE, French Academy of Sciences. Accessed on line June 26, 2012.

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