Joseph Oesterlé

Joseph Oesterlé
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Born1954 (age 63–64)
Alsace
NationalityFrance
Alma materParis-Sud 11 University[1]
Known forabc conjecture
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
InstitutionsPierre and Marie Curie University
Doctoral studentsLoïc Merel

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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