# Noam Elkies

**Noam David Elkies**,

an American chess player, composer of chess studies ^{[3]}, mathematician and professor at Department of Mathematics, Harvard University. His research interests covers combinatorial game theory, and he is renowned for his knowledge of the connections between mathematics and music as well as chess and mathematics.

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# Selected Publications

^{[4]} ^{[5]}

## 1996 ...

- Noam Elkies (
**1996**).*On numbers and endgames: Combinatorial game theory in chess endgames*. in Games of No Chance edited by Richard J. Nowakowski - Noam Elkies (
**1999**).*On numbers and endgames: Combinatorial game theory in chess endgames*. arXiv:math/9905198, differs only in trivial stylistic details from the (**1996**) version published in Games of No Chance edited by Richard J. Nowakowski

## 2000 ...

- Noam Elkies (
**2000**).*Higher Nimbers in pawn endgames on large chessboards*. arXiv:math/0011253 - Noam Elkies (
**2001**).*Endgame Tables and Chess Composition*. ICGA Journal, Vol. 24, No. 2 - Noam Elkies (
**2002**).*Higher Numbers in pawn endgames on large chessboards*. More Games of No Chance edited by Richard J. Nowakowski - Noam Elkies, Richard P. Stanley (
**2003**).*The Mathematical Knight*. The Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 25, No. 1, pdf - Noam Elkies, Mark Watkins (
**2004**).*Elliptic Curves of Large Rank and Small Conductor*. arXiv:math/0403374, LNCS 3076

## 2005 ...

- Noam Elkies (
**2005**).*New directions in enumerative chess problems*. Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, Vol. 11, No. 2, arXiv:math/0508645^{[6]} - John H. Conway, Noam Elkies, Jeremy L. Martin (
**2006**).*The Mathieu Group M 12 and Its Pseudogroup Extension M 13*. Experimental Mathematics, Vol. 15, No. 2^{[7]} - Noam Elkies, Richard P. Stanley (
**2008**).*Chess and Mathematics*. excerpt, 6 Retrograde Analysis, pdf - Noam Elkies, Scott D. Kominers (
**2009**).*On the Classification of Type II Codes of Length 24*. arXiv:0902.1942 - Dan Heisman (
**2009**).*Steinitz, Zermelo, and Elkies*. ChessCafe.com, on Wilhelm Steinitz, Ernst Zermelo and Noam Elkies

## 2010 ...

- Noam Elkies (
**2010**).*Every even number greater than 454 is the sum of seven cubes*. arXiv:1009.3983 - Noam Elkies, Scott D. Kominers (
**2011**).*Weighted Generating Functions for Type II Lattices and Codes*. arXiv:1111.2392

## 2015 ...

- Noam Elkies, Scott D. Kominers (
**2015**).*Configurations of Extremal Type II Codes*. arXiv:1503.0429 - Noam Elkies, Ashvin Swaminathan (
**2016**).*Permutations that Destroy Arithmetic Progressions in Elementary p-Groups*. arXiv:1601.07541

# External Links

- Noam Elkies from Wikipedia
- The Mathematics Genealogy Project - Noam Elkies
- Details for Noam D. Elkies, Oberwolfach Photo Collection
- Noam D. Elkies Home Page
- Noam D. Elkies Chess Pages Links
- Noam D. Elkies: Mathematics Curriculum Vitae
- Shortest Mates in Proof Games

# References

- ↑ Photo 2007 by Renate Schmid, MFO, Details for Noam D. Elkies, Oberwolfach Photo Collection
- ↑ Category:Pictures from Oberwolfach Photo Collection - Wikimedia Commons
- ↑ World Champion Dr GM GM John Nunn, from ChessBase News, September 22, 2004
- ↑ Noam D. Elkies Chess Pages Links
- ↑ dblp: Noam D. Elkies
- ↑ This article is based on a presentation given at the banquet in honor of Richard Stanley's 60th birthday, and is dedicated to Stanley on this occasion
- ↑ Mathieu group M12 from Wikipedia