Tauno Metsänkylä

Professor Emeritus of Mathematics


Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Turku, FI-20014 Turku, Finland
Email: taumets@utu.fi

Research Area:

Algebraic number theory

Some publications


          Note on Kummer's congruences for Euler numbers. Fibonacci Quart.  52, no. 2 (2014), 160-162.
          On the behaviour of  p-adic L-functions. J. Number Theory 130, no. 3 (2010), 727-737.
          Bernoulli numbers and zeros of  p-adic L-functions. Funct. Approx. Comment. Math. 39 (2008), 223-235.
           On the history of the study of ideal class groups. Expos. Math.  25, no. 4  (2007), 325-340.
          Catalan's Conjecture: another old Diophantine problem solved. Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 41, no. 1 (2004), 43-57.
          Catalan's equation with a quadratic exponent. C. R. Math. Rep. Acad. Sci. Canada 23, no. 1 (2001), 28-32.
          (with J. Buhler, R. Crandall, R. Ernvall, A. Shokrollahi) Irregular primes and cyclotomic invariants to 12 million. J. Symb. Comput. 31 (2001), 89-96.
          On the parity of the class numbers of real abelian fields. Acta Math. Inform. Univ. Ostraviensis 6 (1998), 159-166.
          Some divisibility results for the cyclotomic class number. Tatra Mt. Math. Publ. 11 (1997), 59-68.
          (with R. Ernvall) On the p-divisibility of Fermat quotients. Math. Comp. 66 (1997), 1353-1365.
          An application of the p-adic class number formula. Manuscr. Math. 93:4 (1997), 481-498.
          Letter to the editor. J. Number Theory 64:1 (1997), 162-163.
          Note on the zeros of p-adic L-functions. Contemporary Math. 174, American Math. Society (1994), 61-64.
          (with R. Ernvall) Computation of the zeros of p-adic L-functions, II. Math. Comp. 62 (1994), 391-406.



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