Additive theory of prime numbers by L. K. Hua

By L. K. Hua

Loo-Keng Hua was once a grasp mathematician, top recognized for his paintings utilizing analytic tools in quantity thought. particularly, Hua is remembered for his contributions to Waring's challenge and his estimates of trigonometric sums. Additive thought of major Numbers is an exposition of the vintage tools in addition to Hua's personal suggestions, a lot of that have now additionally develop into vintage. an important start line is Vinogradov's mean-value theorem for trigonometric sums, which Hua usefully rephrases and improves. Hua states a generalized model of the Waring-Goldbach challenge and offers asymptotic formulation for the variety of suggestions in Waring's challenge whilst the monomial $x^k$ is changed by means of an arbitrary polynomial of measure $k$. The publication is a wonderful access aspect for readers attracted to additive quantity conception. it is going to even be of worth to these attracted to the advance of the now vintage tools of the topic.

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