American mathematicianDied when: 80 years 208 days (966 months)
Star Sign: Gemini
Herbert Saul Wilf (June 13, 1931 – January 7, 2012) was a mathematician, specializing in combinatorics and graph theory.He was the Thomas A.
Scott Professor of Mathematics in Combinatorial Analysis and Computing at the University of Pennsylvania.He wrote numerous books and research papers.
Together with Neil Calkin he founded The Electronic Journal of Combinatorics in 1994 and was its editor-in-chief until 2001.