Joseph Oesterlé

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Joseph Oesterlé
Oesterle Joseph.jpg
Born 1954 (age 61–62)
Nationality France
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Pierre and Marie Curie University
Alma mater Paris-Sud 11 University[1]
Doctoral students Alain Kraus
Loïc Merel
Known for abc conjecture

Joseph Oesterlé (born 1954) is a French mathematician who, along with David Masser, formulated the abc conjecture in 1985. It is perhaps the most important unsolved problem in diophantine analysis.[2][3]

He is a member of Bourbaki.[4]


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