(31 Oct 1935 - )
American mathematician and computer scientist known for his contributions to discrete mathematics, scheduling theory, computational geometry, Ramsey theory, and quasi-randomness. He spent 37 years at Bell Labs and AT&T, retiring as Director of Information Sciences in 1999.
Science Quotes by Ronald Graham (1 quote)
It would be very discouraging if somewhere down the line you could ask a computer if the Riemann hypothesis is correct and it said, Yes, it is true, but you wont be able to understand the proof.
— Ronald Graham
As quoted in John Horgan, 'The Death of Proof', Scientific American (Oct 1993), 269, No. 4, 103.