# Mathematician:Jeffrey Charles Percy Miller

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## Mathematician

English mathematician and computing pioneer who worked in number theory and on geometry, particularly polyhedra.

Early member of the Computing Laboratory of the University of Cambridge.

He contributed in computation to the construction and documentation of mathematical tables, and by the proposal of certain algorithms.

## Nationality

Scottish

## History

- Born: 31 August 1906
- Died: 24 April 1981

## Theorems and Definitions

- Co-discoverer with David John Wheeler of the prime number $180 \times \paren {2^{127} - 1}^2 + 1$ in $1951$

Results named for **Jeffrey Charles Percy Miller** can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for **Jeffrey Charles Percy Miller** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1951:
*Large Prime Numbers*(*Nature***Vol. 168**: p. 838) (with D.J. Wheeler) - 1954:
*Uniform polyhedra*(*Phil. Trans.***Ser. A****Vol. 246**: p. 401) (with H.S.M. Coxeter and M.S. Longuet-Higgins) - 1970:
*Periodic forests of stunted trees*(*Phil. Trans. R. Soc.***Ser. A****Vol. 266**: pp. 63 – 111) www.jstor.org/stable/73779

Contributor to:

- 1964:
*Handbook of Mathematical Functions*(edited by Milton Abramowitz and Irene A. Stegun)