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The Legend of Question Six
Simon Pampena discusses the famous Question 6 from the 1988 International Mathematical Olympiad
Michele Mosca: Quantum-Nano Centre
Quantum computing and nanotechnology aim to map the next groundbreaking frontier in technological innovation. The University of Waterloo is launching a brand...
Additive combinatorialists
Combinatorial game theorists
Graph theorists
Alan Hoffman (mathematician)
Alan Jerome Hoffman (born May 30, 1924) is an American mathematician and IBM Fellow emeritus, T. J. Watson Research Center, IBM, in Yorktown Heights, New York. He is the founding editor of the journal...
D. Raghavarao
Damaraju Raghavarao (1938-2013) was an Indian-born statistician, formerly the Laura H. Carnell professor of statistics and chair of the department of statistics at Temple University in Philadelphia....
Percy Alexander MacMahon
Percy Alexander MacMahon (b. 26 September 1854, Sliema, Malta – 25 December 1929, Bognor Regis, England) was a mathematician, especially noted in connection with the partitions of numbers and en...
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James Joseph Sylvester
James Joseph Sylvester FRS (3 September 1814 – 15 March 1897) was an English mathematician. He made fundamental contributions to matrix theory, invariant theory, number theory, partition theory a...
Gaston Tarry
Gaston Tarry (September 27, 1843 - June 21, 1913) was a French mathematician. Born in Villefranche de Rouergue, Aveyron, he studied mathematics at high school before joining the civil service in Alger...
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Alexander Schrijver
Alexander (Lex) Schrijver (born 4 May 1948 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch mathematician and computer scientist, a professor of discrete mathematics and optimization at the University of Amsterdam and a fell...
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Tatyana Pavlovna Ehrenfest
Tatyana Pavlovna Ehrenfest, later van Aardenne-Ehrenfest, (Vienna, October 28, 1905 – Dordrecht, November 29, 1984) was a Dutch mathematician. She was the daughter of Paul Ehrenfest (1880–1933) and Ta...
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Alfred Young
Alfred Young, FRS (16 April 1873 – 15 December 1940) was a British mathematician.He was born in Widnes, Lancashire, England and educated at Monkton Combe School in Somerset and Clare College, Cambridg...
Richard Schwartz
Richard Evan Schwartz (born August 11, 1966) is an American mathematician notable for his contributions to geometric group theory and to an area of mathematics known as billiards. Geometric group theo...
Stefan Burr
Stefan Andrus Burr (born 1940) is a mathematician and computer scientist. He is a retired professor of Computer Science at The City College of New York.Burr received his Ph.D. in 1969 from Princeton ...
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David Shane Gunderson
David Shane Gunderson (nicknamed triangle) (born 1955) is a Canadian mathematician who works as an associate professor at the University of Manitoba. His research concerns combinatorics, graph theory...
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Cecil C. Rousseau
Cecil Clyde Rousseau (born January 13, 1938 in Philadelphia) is a mathematician and author who specializes in graph theory and combinatorics. He is a professor emeritus at The University of Memphis a...
Ramanujan prime
In mathematics, a Ramanujan prime is a prime number that satisfies a result proven by Srinivasa Ramanujan relating to the prime-counting function.
In 1919, Ramanujan published a new proof of Bertr...
Peter Keevash
Jaroslav Nešetřil
Jaroslav Nešetřil ([ˈjaroslaf ˈnɛʃɛtr̝̊ɪl]; born March 13, 1946 in Brno) is a Czech mathematician, working at Charles University in Prague. His research areas include combinatorics (structural combin...
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Ingram Olkin
Ingram Olkin (born July 23, 1924) is a professor emeritus and chair of statistics and education at Stanford University and the Stanford Graduate School of Education. He is known for developing statist...
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Jack Edmonds
Jack R. Edmonds (born April 5, 1934) is an American computer scientist, regarded as one of the most important contributors to the field of combinatorial optimization. He was the recipient of the 1985 ...
W. H. Clatworthy
Willard H. Clatworthy,(October 16, 1915 – February 15, 2010) was a professor emeritus from University at Buffalo and a World War II veteran from Williamsville, New York. He is known for his work...
Paul Erdős
Paul Erdős (Hungarian: Erdős Pál [ˈɛrdøːʃ paːl]; 26 March 1913 – 20 September 1996) was a Jewish-Hungarian mathematician. He was one of the most prolific mathematicians of the 20th century, but a...
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Karl Mahlburg
Karl Mahlburg is an American mathematician whose research interests lie in the areas of modular forms, partitions, combinatorics and number theory.He submitted a paper to Proceedings of the National A...
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Heiko Harborth
Heiko Harborth (born 11 February 1938, Celle, Germany) is Professor of Mathematics at Braunschweig University of Technology, 1975–present, and author of more than 188 mathematical publications. His wo...
Walther von Dyck
Walther Franz Anton von Dyck (6 December 1856 in Munich – 5 November 1934 in Munich), born Dyck and later ennobled, was a German mathematician. He is credited with being the first to define a mathemat...
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George Szekeres
George Szekeres AM ([ˈsɛkɛrɛʃ]; 29 May 1911 – 28 August 2005) was a Hungarian–Australian mathematician.
Szekeres was born in Budapest, Hungary, as Szekeres György and received his degree in ...
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John Riordan (mathematician)
John F. Riordan (April 22, 1903 – August 26, 1988) was an American mathematician and the author of major early works in combinatorics, particularly Introduction to Combinatorial Analysis and Com...
Herbert Wilf
Herbert Saul Wilf (June 13, 1931 – January 7, 2012) was a mathematician, specializing in combinatorics and graph theory. He was the Thomas A. Scott Professor of Mathematics in Combinatorial Analysis ...
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