Mathematician:Solomon Wolf Golomb

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Mathematician

American mathematician, engineer and professor of electrical engineering at the University of Southern California, best known for his works on mathematical games.

Invented Cheskers in $1948$ and coined the name.

Fully described polyominoes and pentominoes in $1953$

Specialized in problems of combinatorial analysis, number theory, coding theory and communications.

His game of Pentomino inspired Tetris.


Nationality

American


History

  • Born: 30 May 1932 in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
  • Died: 1 May 2016 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.


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