# Richard K. Guy

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Richard K. Guy | ||

Born | 30 September, 1916 | |
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Residence | Unknown | |

Nationality | British | |

Institutions | University of Calgary | |

Alma mater | University of Cambridge |

**Richard Kenneth Guy** (born 30 September, 1916 in Nuneaton, Warwickshire) is a British mathematician and the father of Michael Guy. His most significant discovery in Conway's Game of Life is the glider. He also co-wrote *Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays* with John Conway and Elwyn Berlekamp.

## Patterns found by Richard K. Guy

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## References

- "Glider".
*The Life Lexicon*. Stephen Silver. Retrieved on May 21, 2009.

## External links

- Homepage of Richard K. Guy at University of Calgary
- Richard K. Guy at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- Richard K. Guy at Wikipedia