Norman L. Biggs

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Norman Linstead Biggs (born 2 January 1941) is a British mathematician focusing on discrete mathematics and in particular algebraic combinatorics.[1]

Biggs was educated at Harrow County Grammar School and then studied mathematics at Selwyn College, Cambridge.[2] He was a lecturer at University of Southampton, lecturer then reader at Royal Holloway, University of London, and Professor of Mathematics at the London School of Economics. He has been on the editorial board of a number of journals, including the Journal of Algebraic Combinatorics. He has been a member of the Council of the London Mathematical Society.

Biggs' interests include computational learning theory, the history of mathematics and historical metrology. Since 2006, he has been an Emeritus Professor at the London School of Economics.


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