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- n. A mathematician who specializes in combinatorics.
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A large part of the drive (in a taxi with the company of Oliver Riordan, Oxford combinatorialist and invited speaker at this congress) was down a new 8-lane highway that was almost deserted.
"I was walking across a courtyard to breakfast at a conference," recalled Herb Wilf, a combinatorialist at the University of Pennsylvania, "and Erdos, who had just had breakfast, was walking in the opposite direction.