Diophantine arithmetic is one of the oldest branches of mathematics, the search
for integer or rational solutions of algebraic equations. Pythagorean triangles are
an early instance. Diophantus of Alexandria wrote the first related treatise in the
fourth century; it was an area extensively studied by the great mathematicians of the seventeenth century, including Euler and Fermat.
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- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2019Note typethesis
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- Field of study: Mathematics