Sponsored by the Rutgers University Department of Mathematics and the
Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS)
Title: The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences: The First Hundred Years
Speaker: Neil Sloane, The OEIS Foundation
Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013 5:00pm
Location: Hill Center, Room 705, Rutgers University, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ
This talk will discuss the history of the On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences (the OEIS), its present state, and our plans for the future. 1964: punched cards; 1973: A Handbook of Integer Sequences; 1995: The Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences and the email service; 1996: The OEIS launched; 2009: The OEIS Foundation; 2010: The OEIS Wiki; 2013: The OEIS Kiosk; 2014?: Paid editorial staff. I will also mention some highlights and favorite sequences, both solved and unsolved.