Herbert Wilf's Home
We report with great sadness that Herbert Wilf died on January 7, 2012.
For more information, please see the following links:
obituaries in various newspapers, words
spoken by family and friends at a memorial service
held on January 15, 2012, an update to the list of papers
appearing below, recent talks and publications in his honor
by other mathematicians, and recent videos of talks and remarks by Herbert Wilf. For corrections and/or suggestions for further updates or additions, please contact email@example.com.
The rest of this page remains as he left it in late 2011.
My Mathematics Books Available for
(Downloads from this web site now are about 350,000 files per
A conference that celebrates my forthcoming 80th birthday will be held at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, in May 2011.
Confessions: An Innocent Life in Communist China
is a new book by Kang Zhengguo, about his
life in China during the Cultural Revolution. It was translated from Chinese by Susan Wilf.
- If you're an expectant parent who lives in the New York City or Philadelphia areas, new local guides to having a healthy birth have just appeared. See them at the Choices in Childbirth web site.
- Peter Wilf's home page, in my
impartial opinion, is a rich source of paleontological
- A critical history of hypnotism is a new book by my nephew Saul Rosenfeld, that debunks the bad reputation that hypnotism has.
- The Electronic Journal of
Combinatorics is a peer reviewed journal of combinatorics that is free on
the WWW, and boasts an outstanding
Editorial Board. Here is how the Journal got started.
- There are plenty of papers, opinions,
and programs available on Doron Zeilberger's home
- Eric Weisstein's MathWorld is a
wonderful reference site for mathematics.
- Frank Ruskey's Combinatorial Object
Server at the University of Victoria.
is a nice list of mathematics books that are available online
is a fine book on Graph Theory, by J.A. Bondy and U.S.R. Murty, that is available
- Here is the web site
from which you can consult or download, free, a wonderful and important
reference and textbook, namely Numerical Recipes, with Fortran
or C programs.
- Here is an outstanding, and freely downloadable, text on real analysis, by William Trench. See item 13 on the page.
- The home page of The Penn Mathematics
- Thomas A. Scott Emeritus Professor of Mathematics
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6395
- Fax: (215) 573-4063