Gelfond, Aleksandr Osipovich
GELFOND, ALEKSANDR OSIPOVICH
GELFOND, ALEKSANDR OSIPOVICH (1906–1968), Soviet mathematician. Gelfond was appointed professor of mathematics at Moscow University in 1931. He made important contributions to number theory, complex analysis, and theory of transcendental numbers. Of his works, the following were translated into English: The Solution of Equations in Integers (1961) and Transcendental and Algebraic Numbers (1960).