RIP: Mathematician John Selfridge

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News has it that mathematician John L. Selfridge (born February 17, 1927) has passed away on Sunday, October 31st, 2010. Selfridge was an American mathematician who made contributions to the fields of analytic number theory, computational number theory, and combinatorics. His main collaborators were Paul Erdős (14 papers) and Richard Guy (10 papers).

He was executive editor of Mathematical Reviews from 1978 to 1986 and also a founder of the Number Theory Foundation.

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