by Alain Lasjaunias

33850 Léognan FRANCE


and also for a more academic text

A short survey on diophantine approximation in fields of formal numbers

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This site is dedicated to the memory of the norwegian mathematician Axel Thue (1863-1922), who proved one of the most remarkable results of the twentieth century in number theory
Our goal is to present in an elementary way a class of abstract numbers . These numbers have been progressively introduced and studied in the last fifty years. Unlike real numbers, they are of no use to measure physical quantities but will certainly have applications still unknown.

Portrait of Axel Thue


The further removed from usefulness or practical application, the more important.
Axel Thue 


This website was opened in February 2002