Neil Sloane

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Neil SloaneName: Neil James Alexander Sloane

Born: October 10, 1939 in Beaumaris, Wales

Computer related contributions

  • British-U.S. mathematician who has major contributions are in the fields of combinatorics, error-correcting codes, and sphere packing.
  • Known for being the creator and maintainer of the On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences (OEIS).


  • Self-Dual Codes and Invariant Theory (2006)
  • Orthogonal Arrays: Theory and Applications (1999)
  • Sphere Packings, Lattices, and Groups (1998)
  • The Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences (1995)
  • A Handbook of Integer Sequences (1973)

Honors and awards

  • Chauvenet Prize
  • IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal