Free math lecture notes: Irrational and transcendental numbers by Michel Waldschmidt

I only recently found out that it is an open question whether the Euler-Mascheroni constant is irrational or not and whether is transcendental or not. I found that quite surprising and looked for lecture notes on the topic. I found these lectures by Michel Waldschmidt with the title: “An introduction to irrationality and transcendence methods.”:

There is also a series of video lectures by the same author on Youtube:

The title image of this post is by Arthur Baelde on Wikimedia Commons. See

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