Albert Edward Ingham
3 April 1900
|Died||6 September 1967(aged 67)|
|Alma mater||Trinity College, Cambridge|
|Awards||Smith's Prize (1921)|
Fellow of the Royal Society
|Institutions||University of Cambridge|
|Doctoral students||Wolfgang Fuchs|
|Influences||John Edensor Littlewood|
Erdős Number: 1
Ingham proved in 1937 that if
for some positive constant c, then
Using the best published value for c at the time, an immediate consequence of his result was that
- gn < pn5/8,
- O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Albert Ingham", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
- Burkill, J. C. (1968). "Albert Edward Ingham 1900-1967". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 14: 271–286. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1968.0012.
- Albert Ingham at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- The Distribution of Prime Numbers, Cambridge University Press, 1932 (Reissued with a foreword by R. C. Vaughan in 1990)
- Ingham, A. E. (1937). "On the Difference Between Consecutive Primes". The Quarterly Journal of Mathematics: 255–266. Bibcode:1937QJMat...8..255I. doi:10.1093/qmath/os-8.1.255.
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