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Neil Sloane

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Neil James Alexander Sloane FLSW (born October 10, 1939) is a British-American mathematician. His major contributions are in the fields of combinatorics, error-correcting codes, and sphere packing. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Neil Sloane has received more than 158,173 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Neil Sloane is the 854th most popular mathematician (down from 784th in 2019), the 5,111th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,592nd in 2019) and the 98th most popular British Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Neil Sloane ranks 854 out of 823Before him are Simon Singh, Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro, Christoph Gudermann, Douglas McIlroy, Christine Darden, and Branko Grünbaum. After him are Phillip Griffiths, Henry Thomas Colebrooke, Claire Voisin, J. H. C. Whitehead, Timothy Gowers, and W. T. Tutte.

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Among people born in 1939, Neil Sloane ranks 509Before him are Claude Piquemal, Anne Heggtveit, Viktor Shustikov, James Dunn, David Souter, and Anthony Lake. After him are Bill Toomey, Sonny Fortune, Richard Zare, Nanda, David Hobbs, and David Allan Coe.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Neil Sloane ranks 5,111 out of 7,765Before him are Dugald Stewart (1753), Rupert Evans (1976), Amanda Holden (1971), George Lansbury (1859), Julian Lloyd Webber (1951), and Trevor Nunn (1940). After him are Katie Johnson (1878), Sophia Myles (1980), John Opie (1761), Judd Trump (1989), Gwilym Lee (1983), and Tomm Moore (1977).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, Neil Sloane ranks 98Before him are Frank Morley (1860), Edward Charles Titchmarsh (1899), I. J. Good (1916), Philip Hall (1904), Charles Hutton (1737), and Simon Singh (1964). After him are Henry Thomas Colebrooke (1765), Timothy Gowers (1963), W. T. Tutte (1917), William Spottiswoode (1825), Nigel Hitchin (1946), and Keith Devlin (1947).