Henry Cabourn Pocklington

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Henry Cabourn Pocklington FRS[1] (January 28, 1870 – May 15, 1952)[2] was an English physicist and mathematician. His primary profession was as a schoolmaster, but he has made important contributions to number theory with the discovery of Pocklington's primality test in 1914.[3] and the invention of Pocklington's algorithm

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  1. ^ Rosenhead, L. (1953). "Henry Cabourn Pocklington. 1870-1952". Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 8 (22): 555. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1953.0017. JSTOR 769229.  edit
  2. ^ GedBrowser - Pocklington
  3. ^ Pocklington's test