# Mathematician:Edward M. Reingold

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## Mathematician

American computer scientist active in the fields of algorithms, data structures, graph drawing, and calendrical calculations.

Inventor of the notation $\lg x$ as a convenient notation for $\log_2 x$.

American

## History

• Born: 1945
• 1996: Inducted as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery
• 2000: Retired from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Took a position as professor of computer science and applied mathematics at Illinois Institute of Technology.