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Richard Kenneth Guy
, (September 30, 1916)
a British Canadian mathematician, and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics at the
University of Calgary
. His research interests include
combinatorial games
^{[1]}
,
enumerative combinatorics
,
combinatorial geometry
,
number theory
and
graph theory
^{[2]}
. He studied mathematics at the
University of Cambridge
, from 1941 to 1949 he was high school teacher at
Goldsmiths College
and then taught at the
University of Malaya
, from 1956 at
Indian Institute of Technology
in
New Delhi
, and since 1962 at the University of Calgary
^{[3]}
.
Guy is chess player and composer of
chess endgame studies
, and was along with
John Roycroft
and
Hugh Blandford
coinventor of the
GuyBlandfordRoycroft
code for classifying studies. In 1939, he started the
Stockport Grammar School
Chess Club
^{[4]}
, and served as endgame study editor for the
British Chess Magazine
from 1948 to 1951
^{[5]}
.
Richard K. Guy
^{[6]}
Table of Contents
Winning Ways
Le Problème
Selected Publications
1956 ...
1960 ...
1970 ...
1980 ...
1990 ...
2000 ...
2010 ...
External Links
References
What links here?
Winning Ways
Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays
by
Elwyn Berlekamp
,
John H. Conway
, and
Richard K. Guy
is a compendium of information on
mathematical games
,
first
published 1982 in two volumes,
second edition
published in four volumes from 2001 until 2004.
Winning Ways authors
Richard K. Guy
,
John H. Conway
, and
Elwyn Berlekamp
^{[7]}
Le Problème
Le Problème, 1938
^{[8]}
and 1939
^{[9]}
by
Richard K. Guy
, white to move wins :
8/1p1p1p2/pP1P1P2/8/k1p5/2P1p1pP/2P1P1P1/4K3 w  
8/8/8/3BB2K/8/8/pp1p4/k1b3R1 w  
Selected Publications
^{[10]}
^{[11]}
1956 ...
Richard K. Guy
,
Cedric A. B. Smith
(
1956
).
The Gvalues of various games
.
Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society
, Vol. 52
^{[12]}
^{[13]}
Richard K. Guy
(
1958
).
Two theorems on partitions
.
Mathematical Gazette
, Vol. 42
1960 ...
Richard K. Guy
(
1960
).
A combinatorial problem
.
Nabla
, Vol. 7
^{[14]}
Richard K. Guy
,
Frank Harary
(
1967
).
On the Möbius ladders
.
Canadian Mathematical Bulletin
, Vol. 10
^{[15]}
Richard K. Guy
(
1967
).
A coarseness conjecture of Erdős
.
Journal of Combinatorial Theory
, Vol. 3
Richard K. Guy
,
Eric C. Milner
(
1968
).
Graphs defined by coverings of a set
.
Acta Mathematica Hungarica
, Vol. 19
Richard K. Guy
,
Patrick A. Kelly
(
1968
).
The nothreeinline problem
.
Canadian Mathematical Bulletin
, Vol. 11
Richard K. Guy
(
1969
).
Decline and fall of Zarankiewicz's Theorem
.
Proof Techniques in Graph Theory
edited by
Frank Harary
^{[16]}
1970 ...
Paul Erdős
,
Richard K. Guy
(
1970
).
Distinct distances between lattice points
.
Elemente der Mathematik
, Vol. 25
John Selfridge
,
Richard K. Guy
(
1971
).
Primality testing with application to small machines
.
University of Calgary
Paul Erdős
,
Richard K. Guy
(
1973
).
Crossing number problems
.
American Mathematical Monthly
, Vol. 80
^{[17]}
Richard K. Guy
,
Richard J. Nowakowski
(
1975
).
Discovering primes with Euclid
. Delta,
Waukesha
, Vol. 5, No. 2
Richard K. Guy
(
1976
).
How to factor a number
.
Congressus Numerantium
, No. XVI
Richard K. Guy
,
Gerhard Ringel
(
1976
).
Triangular imbedding of Kn − K6
.
Journal of Combinatorial Theory
, Series B, Vol. 21, No. 2
^{[18]}
1980 ...
Richard K. Guy
(
1981
).
Unsolved Problems in Number Theory
.
Springer
Paul Erdős
,
Richard K. Guy
,
John Selfridge
(
1982
).
Another property of
239
and some related question
.
Congressus Numerantium
, No. 34
Richard K. Guy
(
1982
).
John Horton Conway: mathematical magus
.
The TwoYear College Mathematics Journal
, 13.5
Elwyn Berlekamp
,
John H. Conway
,
Richard K. Guy
(
1982
).
Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays
. Vol. 1, 1st edition,
Academic Press
Elwyn Berlekamp
,
John H. Conway
,
Richard K. Guy
(
1982
).
Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays
. Vol. 2, 1st edition,
Academic Press
^{[19]}
Béla Bollobás
,
Richard K. Guy
(
1983
).
Equitable and Proportional Coloring of Trees
.
Journal of Combinatorial Theory
, Series B, Vol. 34, No. 2
Richard K. Guy
(
1983
).
Conway's prime producing machine
.
Mathematics Magazine
, Vol. 56, No. 1
Richard K. Guy
(
1988
).
The Strong Law of Small Numbers
.
American Mathematical Monthly
, Vol. 95, No. 8
Richard K. Guy
(
1989
).
Fair Game: How to Play Impartial Combinatorial Games
. Exploration in Math Series,
Comap
1990 ...
Richard K. Guy
(
1991
).
Mathematics from Fun & Fun from Mathematics: An Informal Autobiographical History of Combinatorial Games
. in
John H. Ewing
,
F. W. Gehring
(eds)
PAUL HALMOS Celebrating 50 Years of Mathematics
.
Springer
^{[20]}
Richard K. Guy
,
John H. Conway
,
Elwyn Berlekamp
,
Vera Pless
,
Aviezri Fraenkel
,
Richard J. Nowakowski
(
1991
).
Combinatorial Games
. Proceedings of Symposia in Applied Mathematics, No. 43
Lee Sallows
,
Martin Gardner
,
Richard K. Guy
,
Donald Knuth
(
1991
).
Serial Isogons of 90 Degrees
.
Mathematics Magazine
, Vol. 64, No. 5
Richard K. Guy
(
1994
).
Unsolved Problems in Number Theory
. 2nd edition,
Springer
John H. Conway
,
Richard K. Guy
(
1996
).
The Book of Numbers
.
Springer
Richard K. Guy
,
John Roycroft
,
Kenneth Solja
(
1996
).
Richard Guy's Chess Endgame Studies
. Prime Actions
2000 ...
Richard K. Guy
(
2001
).
Aviezri Fraenkel and Combinatorial Games
.
Electronic Journal of Combinatorics
Vol. 8, No. 2
pdf
Elwyn Berlekamp
,
John H. Conway
,
Richard K. Guy
(
2001
).
Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays
. Vol. 1, 2nd edition,
A K Peters Ltd.
Richard K. Guy
,
Richard J. Nowakowski
(
2002
).
Unsolved Problems in Combinatorial Game Theory
.
More Games of No Chance
edited by
Richard J. Nowakowski
,
pdf
Elwyn Berlekamp
,
John H. Conway
,
Richard K. Guy
(
2003
).
Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays
. Vol. 2, 2nd edition,
A K Peters Ltd.
Elwyn Berlekamp
,
John H. Conway
,
Richard K. Guy
(
2003
).
Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays
. Vol. 3,
A K Peters Ltd.
Elwyn Berlekamp
,
John H. Conway
,
Richard K. Guy
(
2004
).
Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays
. Vol. 4,
A K Peters Ltd.
Richard K. Guy
(
2004
).
Unsolved Problems in Number Theory
. 3rd edition,
Springer
Richard K. Guy
(
2007
).
The Lighthouse Theorem, Morley & Malfatti: A Budget of Paradoxes
.
The American Mathematical Monthly
, Vol. 114, No. 2
^{[21]}
^{[22]}
2010 ...
Renate Scheidler
,
Kell HiuFai Cheng
,
Richard K. Guy
,
Hugh C. Williams
(
2013
).
Classification and symmetries of a family of continued fractions with bounded period length
.
Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society
, Vol. 93, Nos. 12,
pdf
External Links
Richard Guy  Mathematics and Statistics
Richard K. Guy from Wikipedia
The Mathematics Genealogy Project  Richard Guy
Chess Composers: September 30th
Louise Guy, Lived Her Best Life  JB Music
, October 4, 2010
Richard & Louise Guy Lecture Series
, September 20, 2012
Mathematics of Doodling
from
mathtube.org
8th annual Richard & Louise Guy Lecture
, September 12, 2013
References
^
Richard J. Nowakowski
(
2009
).
The History of Combinatorial Game Theory
.
Dalhousie University
,
pdf
^
Richard Guy  Mathematics and Statistics
^
Richard Kenneth Guy – Wikipedia.de
(German)
^
Alan Phillips (chess player) from Wikipedia
^
Richard K. Guy from Wikipedia
^
Richard K Guy at
Banff Conference on Combinatorial Game Theory
, June 19, 2005,
Photo
by
Thane Plambeck
,
Richard K. Guy from Wikipedia
^
Image from
Combinatorial Games
by
Thane Plambeck
^
Richard Kenneth Guy  Schachkomposition  Wikipedia.de
(German)
^
Chess Composers: September 30th
^
dblp: Richard K. Guy
^
Richard Guy  Mathematics and Statistics
^
Nim from Wikipedia
^
Sprague–Grundy theorem from Wikipedia
^
Crossing number from Wikipedia
^
Möbius ladder from Wikipedia
^
Zarankiewicz problem from Wikipedia
^
Crossing number from Wikipedia
^
Heawood conjecture from Wikipedia
^
Angel problem from Wikipedia
^
Paul Halmos
^
Morley's trisector theorem from Wikipedia
^
Malfatti circles from Wikipedia
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Mar 17, 2015
Aviezri Fraenkel
May 27, 2015
Chess Problems, Compositions and Studies
Feb 19, 2018
Donald Knuth
Aug 29, 2016
Elwyn Berlekamp
Jun 25, 2015
Games
Feb 20, 2018
John H. Conway
Apr 6, 2017
John Roycroft
Apr 24, 2016
Martin Gardner
May 10, 2017
Mathematician
Apr 9, 2018
People
Feb 28, 2018
Richard J. Nowakowski
Jun 25, 2015
Richard K. Guy
Jan 11, 2014
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a British Canadian mathematician, and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Calgary. His research interests include combinatorial games ^{[1]}, enumerative combinatorics, combinatorial geometry, number theory and graph theory ^{[2]}. He studied mathematics at the University of Cambridge, from 1941 to 1949 he was high school teacher at Goldsmiths College and then taught at the University of Malaya, from 1956 at Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi, and since 1962 at the University of Calgary ^{[3]}.
Guy is chess player and composer of chess endgame studies, and was along with John Roycroft and Hugh Blandford coinventor of the GuyBlandfordRoycroft code for classifying studies. In 1939, he started the Stockport Grammar School Chess Club ^{[4]}, and served as endgame study editor for the British Chess Magazine from 1948 to 1951 ^{[5]}.
Table of Contents
Winning Ways
Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays by Elwyn Berlekamp, John H. Conway, and Richard K. Guy is a compendium of information on mathematical games, first published 1982 in two volumes, second edition published in four volumes from 2001 until 2004.Le Problème
Le Problème, 1938 ^{[8]} and 1939 ^{[9]} by Richard K. Guy, white to move wins :Selected Publications
^{[10]} ^{[11]}1956 ...
1960 ...
1970 ...
1980 ...
1990 ...
2000 ...
2010 ...
External Links
Mathematics of Doodling from mathtube.org
References
What links here?
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