A professor of Mathematics with a special interest in combinatorial analysis, number theory, coding theory and communications. Dr. Golomb also has an interest in mathematical games and puzzles, having been a contributer to many columns in the Scientific American "Mathematical Games".

Golomb was born in 1932 in Baltimore, Md., USA. He received a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md., USA, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in mathematics from Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., USA.

Also see Golomb Ruler.