# Mathematician:Thomas Andrew Lehrer

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## Mathematician

**Tom Lehrer** was a mathematics lecturer at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Far better known for his brief but successful musical career.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: 9 April 1928, New York, New York, U.S.A.

## Works

- 1953: Lobachevsky
- 1957:
*The distribution of the number of locally maximal elements in a random sample*(*Ann. Math. Stat.***Vol. 28**: 786 – 790) (with T. Austin, R. Fagen and W. Penney) - 1958:
*Random walks with restraining barrier as applied to the biased binary counter*(*Journal of the SIAM***Vol. 6**: 1 – 14) (with R. Fagen)