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Obituary: Prof. Harold V. McIntosh

Professor Harold V. McIntosh was a prominent researcher who dedicated his life to Science. He was a big promoter of educating young students in several scientific fields simultaneously, such as physics, history, mathematics, biology, chemistry, and computer science.

McIntosh was born in Colorado, USA in 1929 and died last November in Puebla, Mexico. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Colorado University in 1949, and a Masters degree in Mathematics from Cornell University in 1952. McIntosh developed a lot of contributions in different subjects, covering mainly: complex analysis, group theory, particle theory, compilers, language programming, computer graphics, flexagons and cellular automata theory.

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